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Construction of VRC Addition Begins

Construction has commenced on the NIAID Vaccine Research Center’s Bldg. 40A, a tower adjacent to the current Bldg. 40 at the intersection of South Drive and Convent Drive on NIH’s main campus.

Nerds in Harmony Still Going Strong

“CRISPR Cas-9, bring me a gene …” NIH’s resident acapella group, Nerds in Harmony, recently sang their own version of the Chordettes’s Mr. Sandman in front of a large Christmas tree outside of the Anthropologie in Bethesda. CRISPR Cas-9 wasn’t a typical Christmas carol, but it brought smiles and laughter from the crowd.

NIH Museum Makes a Move

The Office of NIH History & Stetten Museum is moving its object collection to a new storage facility in Gaithersburg. Relocation requires packing up and keeping track of 3,700 items.

Santa Visits Inn on Harley

​Santa Claus and his motor officer “elves” returned to the NIH Children’s Inn during the Montgomery County Police Department’s annual Santa Ride on Dec. 8.

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Assistant Editor: Eric Bock (link sends e-mail)

Staff Writer: Amber Snyder (link sends e-mail)