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!

The Outreach Liaison announced opportunities for fellows to share their work with the greater NIH community:

  • Research fellows and postdocs can have their research profiled on the “I Am Intramural”
  • Postbacs, graduate students, postdocs, and research fellows can share their research in a simple and engaging way as part of a series of short videos called “SciBites.”

If you are interested in these opportunities, please reach out to Alison Jane Martingano (

OITE recently posted their fall workshop schedule, which includes many opportunities for career development and wellness activities. These include:

  • Workshops on preparing for academic and industry jobs
  • Career planning and job search strategies
  • Diversity and inclusion seminars
  • The “Becoming a Resilient Scientist” series

Register for these workshops on the OITE events page.

Several FelCom subcommittees are looking for additional members. These include:

Please reach out to the respective FelCom committee chairs listed above if you are interested in joining.