The NICHD Exchange April Meeting
The NICHD Exchange is a series of quarterly meetings designed to bring the NICHD community together and to foster thought-provoking discussions on scientific topics that cut across intramural and extramural boundaries.
The Third NICHD Exchange will be held Tuesday, April 5, 3-5 PM, in the 5th Floor Conference room, 6100 Executive Blvd.
Topic: "Minds, Medicine, and Youth: Understanding the origins and treatment of behavioral problems in children"
- Child exuberance or problem behavior, shyness or social problem: An overview of behavioral disorders in children - Lisa Freund
- Growing up in a monkey's world: Nature, nurture, and normalcy - Steve Suomi
- Psychoactive Drugs: Who is using them and for what indications? - Perdita Taylor-Zapata
- Challenges in access to mental health services: No child left behind? - Regina James
Refreshments will be served!
To register for the event, please complete the registration form at http://insider.nichd.nih.gov/director/exchange/Pages/default.aspx
AWIS-Bethesda presents Careers in Program/Policy/Review
The Bethesda Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is presenting a panel discussion in an annual series titled "Careers in Program/Policy/Review." This event will be held on Thursday, April 7, from 5-6 PM on the main NIH campus at the National Library of Medicine Visitor Center, Bldg 38A. They will have light refreshments and networking opportunities starting at 4:30 pm.
The panel will consist of Dr. Margaret Ames (National Cancer Institute, OSPA), Dr. Sacha Vignieri (Editor, Science Magazine), Dr. Della Hann (NIH, Office of the Director), and Dr. Yuan Lao (NIH, Center for Scientific Review). Each panel participant will speak informally for 5-10 minutes without slides followed by questions from the audience and discussion.
Save the date: Writing Advantage workshop offered Monday, May 2, 2011
FranklinCovey's Writing Advantage Workshop aims to help individuals organize ideas around a clear purpose, structure a prototype, generate a draft document, and edit the draft according to formal standards. The workshop will provide tools such as a writing guidebook, a document planner, and the award-winning FranklinCovey Style Guide with companion CD. This event is limited to 40 people. Please register with Brenda Hanning at email@example.com.
The registration deadline for the May 16-17 annual retreat was extended to April 1, but there MAY still be space available if you'd like to attend. Please check with Brenda Hanning at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.