NIGMS 50th Anniversary (1962-2012)

NIGMS 50th Anniversary Photo Collage


Did You Know?

  • NIGMS started the annual DeWitt Stetten, Jr., Lecture when it marked its 20th anniversary. David S. Hogness of Stanford University gave the first talk.
  • At any given time, NIGMS supports approximately 4,700 research grants tapproximately 11 percent of the grants funded by NIH as a whole.
  • The average size of an R01 research grant 50 years ago was $22,810 (actual dollars); now it's $343,847.

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