Nexus August 2008

Director's Column

Supporting Early Stage Investigators

Our longstanding commitment to attracting and retaining the best new investigators has led to the development of programs geared to cultivate talent and allow individuals to mature into world-class researchers. Looking forward we are focusing our attention on encouraging earlier transitions into independent research careers by developing programs that focus specifically on early stage investigators. Continue reading

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Top Stories

NIH Loan Repayment Programs: Helping Career Growth While Reducing Student Debt

Apply NOW for the NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs, starting September 1 and ending December 1. Continue reading

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Scientists in the Making: Fostering K-12 Education

NIH is investing in U.S. science education with enhanced efforts from its Office of Science Education. Continue reading

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Enhancing Peer Review Update

Highlight of forthcoming changes to the NIH system of peer review. Continue reading

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NIH Staff Tracking Initiative

More complete data on staff associated with NIH research projects will enhance our understanding of the enterprise and allow the NIH to better accommodate the evolving needs of the research community. Continue reading

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New Resources

New Tutorial on Maintaining Objectivity in Research

NIH Launches a new training resource to ensure research is carried out with the highest standards of integrity and without bias. Continue reading

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New Tool to Identify PubMed Central ID Numbers

The National Library of Medicine has created a new Web service to look up PubMed Central IDs and support Public Access reporting. Continue reading

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Attention Federal Demonstration Partnership Institutions: xTrain Now Boarding!

xTrain now at full steam to reduce paperwork and streamline the grant process. Continue reading

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Eye on PI

New! Transformative R01 Program

A new NIH program focuses on highly creative “out-of-the-box” projects. Continue reading

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OLAW Director Receives 2008 PHS Commissioned Corps Veterinarian of the Year Award

Dr. Patricia Brown, Captain USPHS, is recognized at the American Veterinary Medical Association annual meeting. Continue reading

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When Disaster Hits: Who Ya Gonna Call?

How NIH can help you restore research productivity after a disaster. Continue reading

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Calendar

NIH Director's Pioneer Award Symposium

Come attend the fourth annual NIH Director Continue reading

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