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Vol. LXIV, No. 24
November 23, 2012

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Management Seminar Series Announces New Season of Insightful Presentations

The Deputy Director for Management Seminar Series is set to offer another round of presentations delivering insights into workplace concepts, challenges and solutions. The seventh annual DDM seminar series begins Thursday, Dec. 13 with David Rock, who will talk about the “Neuroscience of Leadership” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10.

The series continues into the new year with three more seminars, featuring Daniel Goleman, “Emotional Intelligence” on Thursday, Feb. 14; Stephen Shapiro, “Accelerate the Way You Innovate” on Thursday, Apr. 18; and Carol Kinsey Goman, “Collaborative Leadership” on Thursday, June 20. These presentations will focus on emotional and social intelligence, leadership development, leveraging motivation and innovation and effective communication.

Lectures will be available at for those who cannot attend or when Masur Auditorium reaches capacity. Sign language interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to attend should call (301) 496-6211 or the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

For more information about the series and to view previous videocasts, visit

NIH Supply Center Offers Showcase, Dec. 13

The NIH Supply Center will sponsor its third Product Showcase on Thursday, Dec. 13 in the South Lobby of Bldg. 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors will offer specials and promotions on products carried in the Self Service Stores as well as with the NIH Supply Center that will be available for same-day or next-day delivery. Bring your CAN cards so your order can be processed that day. Refreshments will be served. For more information, email or

The Supply Center is working to improve its online catalog; there is a PDF version of the catalog, updated weekly, at Prices in the catalog are updated daily. The site’s search engine is also being improved. For more information, email

Visit the NIH Self Service Stores: Bldg. 10 (B2B41) and Bldg. 31 (B1A47), open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. For special assistance, email or call (301) 496-3517.

Protocol Navigation Lecture Set, Dec. 3

The seventh lecture in the IRP Protocol Navigation Training Program Seminar Series will be held Monday, Dec. 3 from 1 to 2 p.m. in Bldg. 50, Conf. Rm. 1227/1328. The program is a trans-NIH effort to develop resources and tools and to provide training for intramural staff involved in protocol development, writing, coordination and management. Dr. Colin O. Wu of NHLBI’s Office of Biostatistics Research will discuss the importance of data analysis planning in clinical trial design. For more information, contact Beverly Barham, (301) 594-2494, or Marcia Vital, (301) 451-9437,

NICHD 50th Anniversary Colloquium, Dec. 5 in Masur Auditorium

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, NICHD will hold its 50th anniversary scientific colloquium to spotlight its past, present and future research. Topics will span NICHD’s broad mission, including developmental biology, reproductive health, human growth, behavior and learning. All staff are welcome to attend. Information on the colloquium, which will be held in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10, is available at

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