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October 2, 2001
Vol. LIII, No. 20

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Translating the Histone Code: A Tale of Tails
at Stetten Talk

NIH Seizes Opportunity To Boost Minority Employment

Grantees Win
Lasker Award in
Basic Medical Research

Outdoor Film Festival
Draws Thousands

Kolb To Give
Pittman Lecture, Oct. 10

Computer Training Program Opens Fall Term

Medicine for the
Public Lecture Series

Klausner Leaves NIH
to Head New Institute

NIH'ers Attend BIG
National Conference

Media Whiz Foushee
Marks 29 Years at NIEHS

News Briefs

New Appointments

Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives


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Attacks on U.S. Change Life at NIH

By Rich McManus

Flag flies at half-mast in tragedy's wake.

The transition from peacetime's reliable routine to wartime anxiety took place in only minutes as NIH employees came to work on an otherwise spectacular late summer morning Sept. 11 and discovered by 9:45 – via office televisions, radio, the web, phone calls and hallway conversations — that terrorism on an almost unimaginable scale was taking place in New York City and in the heart of Washington, D.C. The workday froze as workers tuned in to the news — the World Trade Center towers in flames, and smoke rising from behind the Old Executive Office building near the White House.
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NINDS, NIMH Mark 50 Years of Neuroscience Research

By Shannon E. Garnett

To commemorate their 50th anniversaries, NINDS and NIMH will cosponsor a 2-day scientific symposium — Celebrating 50 Years of Brain Research: New Discoveries, New Hope — bringing together leading scientists and noted researchers whose work spans a diverse spectrum of basic, clinical and translational research on neurological and psychiatric disorders. The conference, which will be held on Oct. 9-10, in the Natcher auditorium, represents 50 years of advances in brain research and treatments for brain disorders.
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