Rep Report logoAs the current NICHD Basic Sciences Institutes and Centers (IC) Representative, I represent NICHD postdoctoral fellows at the Fellows Committee (FelCom) meeting every month and share the latest news with you here. Do you have a concern or question that you want brought up at the next meeting? Contact me at lauren.walling@nih.gov!


The Visiting Fellows Committee is looking for new members! Please contact Vrushali Agashe (vrushali.agashe@nih.gov) or Zeni Wu (zeni.wu@nih.gov) if you are interested!

FAES discussed the Fellows Health Insurance Plan for next year. No major changes have been discussed other than plans for increasing access to mental health services.

The Health & Recreation Subcommittee invites you to join their upcoming events! They plan weekly virtual game nights on Zoom, monthly trail runs (the next one is June 5th), virtual yoga, biking, and nature walks. For more information, join their Slack page: Health & Recreation Subcommittee Slack Page

The Career Development Committee has upcoming career panels planned. On June 10th at 12 p.m., the panel will focus on careers in non-profits, and in August, it will feature careers at the FDA. Keep an eye out for more information in an email from OITE!