Meet the NLM Investigators: Dr. Teresa Przytycka and Gene Pathways

When she was young, Dr. Przytycka read a book on Marie Skłodowska-Curie and dreamed of becoming a scientist ever since. The story of this famous Polish-born scientist showed not only how exciting scientific discoveries are, but also that a woman can be a scientist. Now see what she does for our IRP!

Talk to Me, Baby! Promoting Bilingualism in Hispanic Infants with Háblame Bebé

Parents are their baby’s first and best teachers, and for Hispanic families, teaching bilingualism not only supports early brain development, it can also encourage pride in being Hispanic and speaking Spanish. Háblame Bebé is a free app that has been enormously successful in connecting with hard-to-reach families and changing conceptions about bilingualism.

How Does Research Inform Scientific Discovery?

Curious what our DataWiz-IN Scholars Program is like from someone who's been there/done that? Charitie Martino, a summer intern in the 2023 NLM DataWiz Scholars Program, shares what she learned about balancing two opposing approaches to research... and what that means for her interest in neuroscience and her future career as a researcher.

Context Matters: Using Modern Comparative Genomics Resources to Revolutionize Your Research

Yes, CGR facilitates reliable comparative genomics analyses for all eukaryotic organisms through an NCBI toolkit of interconnected and interoperable data and tools. But more importantly, the project is (and has been from its outset) a collaboration with those in the genomics community.

A Celebration of Open Access for All

Open Access Week raises awareness of open access, fosters discussions about open scholarship, and encourages new ways to promote knowledge sharing. In honor of Open Access Week, let’s dive into some of the ways that NLM supports open access all year long!

Passing the NLM Torch: Welcome to Dr. Steve Sherry!

NLM is excited to announce that long-time leader and innovator, Stephen Sherry, PhD, is now our Acting Director. His tenure follows that of Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, who retired from federal service on September 30 after seven years of service as our director. Join us as we welcome him to NLM!

How the NLM Extramural Programs Division Advances Key Scientific Initiatives in Bioinformatics and Data Science

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The mission of EP is to provide grants for research projects, resources, and career development in the fields of biomedical informatics and data science. To make this happen, a lot goes on behind the scenes. Here's a sneak peek behind the NOFO curtain...

What’s Old is New to Discover!

Thanks to the time and talent of an outstanding interdisciplinary team of librarians and technical specialists, NLM expanded its digitized offerings of historically significant journals and their articles. Come explore what’s old—and new discoveries—at the world’s largest biomedical library!

Explore the NIH Campus from Anywhere in the World

two scientists checking out the NIH Virtual Tour website

NIH is excited to now offer a virtual tour of our Bethesda campus, a project nearly two years in the making. It features 20 stops with narrated videos, photos, and links to related content. It also spotlights members of the NIH community who share their experiences working at NIH. Come “visit” us today!

Looking Backward, Looking Forward—Together

photos of Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan's time as Director of the National Library of Medicine

One thing I’ve learned as a federal employee is that nothing at work ever happens all alone. As I look to retirement from NIH and federal service at the end of this month, I invite you to look backward at what we have accomplished together and look forward to the next journey for NLM!