NIGMS in the News

2020

October

Discoveries in Basic Science: A Perfectly Imperfect Process
October 2020 • NIH News in Health

​​​September

Promoting Diversity and Advancing Racial Equity in the Biomedical Sciences
September 3, 2020 • ASCB Newsletter

​August

Turning Anger Into Action: Minority Students Analyze COVID Data on Racial Disparities
August 12, 2020 • California Healthline

June

NIH and the Importance of Basic Science Post COVID-19
June 18, 2020 • R Street Institute

May

The NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository​
May 4, 2020 • Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

April

COVID-19 Special Edition with Dr. Jon Lorsch
April 8, 2020 • ASBMB Pipettes and Politics Podcast

Biomedical Research and the NIH in the Age of COVID-19
April 6, 2020 • Swarthmore College SwatTalk

March

Career Corner Interview: Dr. Kenny Gibbs
March 31, 2020 • ASPET PharmTalk Detail

January

Leaving the Reservation for Higher Education: The Story of Two Brothers
January 2, 2020 • Great Falls Tribune

2019

December

NIH Clarifies Meaning of 'Disadvantaged' in Bid to Boost Diversity in Science
December 13, 2019 • Science

New System Will Capture and Reuse Scarce Helium for Critical Lab Instruments
December 12, 2019 • UC Santa Cruz News

October

How Agency Leaders Can Turn Vision Into Action
October 28, 2019 • Government Executive

September

Off Track
September 2019 • The Physiologist Magazine

July

MIRA at Three Years: Maximizing NIGMS' Research Investment
July 2, 2019 • ASCB Newsletter

May

Institutions Hope to Increase Diversity Through the Science of Mentorship
May 16, 2019 • Insight Into Diversity

February

Dorit Zuk on Her Unconventional Career Journey
February 20, 2019 • Genes to Genomes

2018

October

An Online Archive with Amazing Images of a Tiny but Essential Element of Life
October 27, 2018 • Washington Post

Building Diversity in Science, One Interaction at a Time
October 8, 2018 • Undark

Speeding up evolution to create useful proteins wins the chemistry Nobel
October 3, 2018 • ScienceNews

September

Looking to the Future of Graduate Biomedical Education
September 14, 2018 • Scope

August

NIGMS - Leading the Way in STEM Education & Training
August 9, 2018 • Scientia Global

July

Women and Men Get Research Grants at Equal Rates — If Women Apply in the First Place
July 27, 2018 • ScienceNews

Leaky Pipeline for Women Scientists Dries Up After They Win First Big Grant
July 18, 2018 • Nature

Women Maintain NIH Funding Similar to Men: Study
July 16, 2018 • The Scientist

New Analysis of Funding Trends Offers Encouraging News for Female Investigators—With Caveats
July 16, 2018 • Science

Science Must Be ‘By All and For All,’ Says Omenn Lecturer
July 12, 2018 • American Association for the Advancement of Science News

Jon Lorsch: Making NIH Biomedical Research Data More Accessible, Readable
July 3, 2018 • Federal News Radio

June

Interview with Jon Lorsch, PhD, Director, NIGMS
June 2018 • ATS Research News Quarterly

Biologist Gathers Genetic Clues from Sea Lampreys
June 29, 2018 • NIH Record

How NIH is Organizing Its Enormous Troves of Data
June 4, 2018 • Nextgov

May

NIH funds development of 3 national cryo-electron microscopy centers
May 15, 2018 • HealthImaging

March

Connected to the Cause
March 01, 2018 • Hispanic Executive

February

Enhancing Diversity in Science: A Career in Science Policy
February 14, 2018 • American Society for Microbiology

January

The Journey from Durham to DC: Kenneth Gibbs Jr.
January 9, 2018 • Beyond the Bench: STEMulating Career Conversations

MIRA Awards Reflect Innovation of UConn Scientists
January 8, 2018 • UConn Today

2017

December

NIH Plans Big Shake-up of Minority Mentoring Network
December 19, 2017 • Science

Addressing the Research Replication Crisis
December 12, 2017 • AAMC News

October

Why Do So Many Americans Win the Nobel Prize?
October 6, 2017 • Inside Science

3 Americans Win Nobel Prize in Medicine for Uncovering the Science Behind Our Biological Clocks
October 2, 2017 • Los Angeles Times

August

Science in Color Podcast – Interview with Dr. Alison Gammie, Director of the Division of
Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity

August 28, 2017 • Science in Color

Scientia.Global Interview with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch
August 24, 2017 • Scientia.Global

July

Chemists Champion Their Future at 2017 National Organic Chemistry Symposium
July 24, 2017 • Chemical & Engineering News

June

Metabolism: Sweeter Paths in Glycoscience
June 29, 2017 • Nature Methods

May

The Best-Kept Secrets to Winning Grants
May 24, 2017 • Nature

April

In the Laboratory of Science Policy: An Interview With Richard Aragon
April 12, 2017 • eLife

March

Transferring Skills Beyond the Lab
March 1, 2017 • Science Magazine

Solving the Faculty Diversity Problem
March 1, 2017 • ASBMB Today

January

Q&A with NIH’s Susan Gregurick
January 17, 2017 • SIAM News