Events

  • The NIH Intramural Research Program’s OHSRP Education Series presents, “Exemptions from IRB Review and the Revised Common Rule: What Has Changed and What Has Stayed the Same?,” on Thursday, June 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT in Lipsett Auditorium. VideoCast Link https://videocast.nih.gov/ The presentation will cover 1) the meaning of concept “exempt human […]

  • SEPA Overview and Grant Application Process Webinar
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    NIH R25 Funding for P-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Resource Development NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program, supports pre-K to grade 12 (P-12) STEM, informal science education and science center/museum projects.  The next grant proposal receipt date to solicitation SEPA PAR-17-339 are due by 5:00 p.m. local time Tuesday, July 9, 2019. […]

  • NIGMS Director’s Early Career Investigator Lecture: April 10, 2019
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    Melissa A. Wilson, Ph.D.

    For decades, scientists have sought to understand genomic differences between men and women by studying the sex chromosomes (X and Y). In general, women carry two X chromosomes, and men have one X and one Y. But the story is much more complicated. For example, about a million people in the United States have an […]

  • National DNA Day, celebrated annually on April 25, commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of the double helix of DNA in 1953. On February 21, 1:00-2:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time, join ASHG and the wider community to learn how you can participate on DNA Day by sharing what […]

  • Inspiring and fostering today’s students in STEM careers to serve as the next generation of scientists is important to our nation’s future. To that end, National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins will host a conversation with middle school students to answer their questions about becoming a scientist, and discuss the excitement of pursuing […]

  • NIH SciEd Conference: April 22 – April 25, 2019
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    Colleagues, Please reserve the following dates for the next 2 NIH SciEd conferences (aka SEPA PI meeting): SciEd 2019 Begins with a reception on the evening of Monday, April 22 Ends before lunch on Thursday, April 25 SciEd 2020 Begins with a reception on the evening of Tuesday, May 26 Ends before lunch on Friday, […]

  • MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV)– All week high school juniors from 26 counties across the state have come together to conduct research projects related to childhood health. 120 students are attending the Health Sciences Technology Academy Biomedical Summer Institute Camp at the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center. At the camp their learning about early childhood obesity, […]

  • NIGMS News Announcement
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    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Director Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D., has announced the selection of Ming Lei, Ph.D., as director of the Institute’s Division for Research Capacity Building (DRCB). DRCB is composed of four programs: Institutional Development Awards, Native American Research Centers for Health, Science Education Partnership Awards, and Support of Competitive Research. […]

  • Congratulations!
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    Congratulations are in order for three of our SEPA community. Ann Chester, John Pollock and Virginia Shepherd, each of whom received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. This is the highest national honor bestowed upon mentors who work to expand STEM talent. Protégés are students and early career STEM and […]

  • Celebrate National DNA Day!
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    The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will launch the National DNA Day Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) Series on Friday, April 20, 2018, continuing each week day until Friday, April 27, 2018, from 1:00–3:00 pm EST. Don’t miss the special event, the National DNA Day Lecture, given this year by Olivier Noel, M.D., Ph.D (details […]