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90th Birthday Greetings, Symposium for Axelrod

During his second week on campus, new NIH director Dr. Elias Zerhouni (r) dropped in on a May 31 symposium in Lister Hill auditorium called "Julie at 90," which honored NIMH scientist emeritus and Nobel laureate Dr. Julius Axelrod (c). NIDDK's Dr. John Daly (l) was among the presenters. Zerhouni joined attendees in singing Happy Birthday.

Sailing Club Open House, July 28

The NIH Sailing Association will hold an open house at Selby Bay Sailing Center in Mayo, Md., on Sunday, July 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be demonstration sails for adults in the club's 19-ft. Flying Scot sailboats. Fall sailing classes begin soon; this is a good chance to preview the boats and meet the members. At the open house you can join NIHSA, sign up for adult sailing classes that start Aug. 21, and enjoy a barbecue chicken picnic with various salads for $7.50. For directions to the event, visit

Montgomery College Courses for Fall

All Montgomery College courses offered at Executive Plaza South this fall require readiness levels in English, reading, and, in some cases, math. If you haven't completed an associate's degree (or higher) or a college freshman composition/English and/or appropriate college math class with a grade of "C" or higher, you will need to take an assessment exam. Exams are given on campus throughout the summer. For instructions, preparation and registration information about MC courses, send questions to Include your name and office telephone number.

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