A global pandemic may have had much of the NIH staff working from home this year, but they still celebrated American Heart Month…just in a virtual kind of way. And for the annual kickoff—National Wear Red Day, Feb. 5—well, that was like none other.
The Record asked readers for images of nature. Dr. Michael Bender, program director in NIGMS’s Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, sent in several bird photos shown here. He takes pictures in Rock Creek Park, at Hains Point and at Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac, located on Columbia Island.
Most staff in the Clinical Center department of bioethics are teleworking. So, early on, plants from their offices and common areas were assembled on a table in the department library. Those who are physically present water them weekly and generally look after them. Department members believe the plants are thriving from being together.