Virtual Learning Resources for Scientists at All Career Stages and of All Ages

Guest post by Jon R. Lorsch, PhD, director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences During this unprecedented time in our lives, we know that many of you are trying to teach or learn from home. To help meet your biomedical research training and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education needs, I invite … Continue reading “Virtual Learning Resources for Scientists at All Career Stages and of All Ages”

Share Your Thoughts on NIH’s Research Priorities

Guest post by Leigh Samsel, MS, NLM Planning and Evaluation Officer and NLM representative to the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan Working Group. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is developing its next NIH-Wide Strategic Plan, and we’re asking for your input. This plan will help NIH capitalize on new opportunities for scientific exploration. Building on the … Continue reading “Share Your Thoughts on NIH’s Research Priorities”

Profiles in Science: Exploring Stories of Scientific Discovery

Guest post by NLM’s Jennifer Gilbert, Technical Services Division, Christie Moffatt, History of Medicine Division, and Doron Shalvi, Office of Computer and Communication Systems. NLM’s widely appreciated online historical resource, Profiles in Science, makes available to researchers, educators, and members of the public the archival collections of prominent scientists, physicians, and other individuals who have … Continue reading “Profiles in Science: Exploring Stories of Scientific Discovery”

The Pursuit and Power of Alignment

Guest post by Valerie Schneider, PhD, staff scientist at the National Library of Medicine’s National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health. As a staff scientist at NLM, I’ve found that our strategic plan has become a valuable framework for organizing our mission and providing direction and focus—especially when we’re talking about data science. … Continue reading “The Pursuit and Power of Alignment”

Taking Flight: NLM’s Data Science Journey

Guest post by the Data Science @NLM Training Program team. Data science at NLM is ready to soar! In 2018, we embarked on a journey to build a workforce ready to take on the challenges of data-driven research and health, and earlier this year we shared our plans for accelerating data science expertise at NLM. Now, … Continue reading “Taking Flight: NLM’s Data Science Journey”