NIGMS Deputy Director Judith H. Greenberg, Ph.D.
Former NIGMS Director Jeremy M. Berg, Ph.D.
Biography of Former NIGMS Director Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D.
Curriculum Vitae [PDF, 129KB]
Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D.,
became the director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) in August 2013.
In this position, Lorsch oversees the Institute's $2.6 billion budget, which supports basic research that increases understanding of biological processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
NIGMS supports more than 3,000 investigators and 4,000 research grants–around 11 percent of the total number of
research grants funded by NIH as a whole. Additionally, NIGMS supports around 26 percent of the NRSA trainees who receive assistance from NIH.Read more
These messages appeared on the
NIGMS Feedback Loop blog, which alerts researchers to NIGMS funding opportunities, trends, and plans. See all
Feedback Loop Director's Messages.
NIGMS Grantees Receive Top U.S. Mentoring AwardJuly 6, 2018
Ming Lei to Direct Research Capacity Building DivisionJune 11, 2018
Early-Career Speaker Describes Genomic Antics of Ancient Vertebrate, Answers Questions from UndergradsMay 2, 2018
Requesting Your Input on the Draft NIH Strategic Plan for Data ScienceMarch 5, 2018
Proposed Reorganization of NIGMS Scientific DivisionsNovember 20, 2017
Four NIGMS Grantees Recognized With 2017 Nobel PrizesOctober 4, 2017
Avoiding Hype and Enhancing Awareness in Science CommunicationSeptember 6, 2017
Moving Further AfieldSeptember 21, 2016
Revisiting the Dependence of Scientific Productivity and Impact on Funding LevelJuly 8, 2016
Catalyzing the Modernization of Graduate EducationNovember 30, 2015
A Shared Responsibility and
More on My Shared Responsibility PostJanuary 5, 2015 and January 12, 2015
Hypothesis OverdriveMarch 26, 2014
Bolstering Our Commitment to Investigator-Initiated ResearchJanuary 13, 2014
Appropriations Subcommitee Statement on the Fiscal Year 2019 BudgetMarch 30, 2018
Appropriations Subcommittee Statement on the Fiscal Year 2017 BudgetApril 7, 2016
Appropriations Subcommittee Statement on the Fiscal Year 2016 BudgetApril 30, 2015
Appropriations Subcommittee Statement on the Fiscal Year 2015 BudgetJuly 17, 2014
NIGMS—Leading the Way in STEM Education & Training
Scientia Global (August 9, 2018)
Jon Lorsch: Making NIH Biomedical Research Data More Accessible, Readable
(July 3, 2018)
Interview with Jon Lorsch, PhD, Director, NIGMS
NIGMS—Interview with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch
Scientia Global (August 24, 2017)
Perspective: Sustaining the Big-Data Ecosystem
Nature (November 5, 2015)
Maximizing the Return on Taxpayers' Investments in Fundamental Biomedical Research
Molecular Biology of the Cell (May 1, 2015)
NIGMS to Pilot New Grant Program ASBMB Today (February 2015)
Fixing Problems With Cell Lines Science (December 19, 2014)
American Society for Cell Biology TV Interview (December 8, 2014)
APS Leadership Meets With NIGMS The Physiologist (July 2014)
Q&A with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch iBiology.org (May 7, 2014)
Agency Spotlight - NIGMS, Interview with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch, Ph.D. [PDF, 2.2MB] American Thoracic Society Research News Quarterly (February 2014)
C&EN Talks With Jon Lorsch Chemical & Engineering News (November 4, 2013)
Meet the Newest IC Director: NIGMS's Jon LorschNIH Record (August 16, 2013)
2015 SACNAS National Conference: Keynote Presentation on October 31, 2015 YouTube (December 9, 2015)
Jon Lorsch: Lab Size: Is Bigger Better? iBioMagazine (October 19, 2015)
Jon Lorsch: Why Scientific Public Service?
iBioMagazine (April 4, 2014)
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