Thursday, June 9, 1–4 PM

NICHD DIR Tenure-Track Investigator Virtual Symposia Series
“Regulation of genome structure and expression: Untangling functions and mechanisms”
Hosted by Pedro Rocha, PhD

This series provides tenure-track investigators within NICHD the opportunity to organize a virtual mini-symposium to showcase their area of science to the NICHD DIR and larger NIH intramural community. These symposia are open to all faculty, trainees, and staff at the NIH.

Join the symposium at

Monday, June 13, 2–4 PM 

Virtual Grant Writing Session for IRF Applicants 
Led by Triesta Fowler, MD  

In 2018, DIR launched the Intramural Research Fellowship (IRF), a competitive research funding opportunity for NICHD postdoctoral, visiting, and clinical fellows. Its main objective is to promote grant writing among our intramural trainees, while enhancing awareness of the various components of an NIH grant application. For all prospective applicants, the Office of Education will offer a training session to cover various components of an NIH grant, details about the application and review processes, and tips on preparing an IRF application.

Attendance at this virtual training session is a requirement for submission. For complete information on the IRF, please visit NICHD Intramural Research Fellowship. The IRF submission date is Friday, September 9, 2022.

Please email Ms. Katherine Lamb ( if you are planning to attend the training session.

Thursday, June 30, 10 AM–12 Noon

Three-Minute-Talk (TmT) Program Final Competition 

Please join the final TmT virtual event for 2022, where our NICHD finalists will present their research stories with others from NHGRI, NIDCR, NIAMS, NEI, NCATS, NIDCD, NIAID, NIDDK, NINDS, NIEHS, and NLM. 

A Zoom link will be circulated to NICHD trainees and staff a few days prior to the event. 

Thursday, June 30, 3–4 PM

Fellows Advisory Committee Meeting (Virtual

The committee meets monthly to help develop and provide input on career development programs to support NICHD fellows. The Advisory Committee will also steer the annual NICHD Fellows’ Retreat, which will be held in fall 2022. This includes developing the program, reviewing abstracts, selecting speakers, and moderating sessions. This is a great opportunity to serve your NICHD community and have an impact on the programs and career development opportunities available to fellows! 

If you are interested in joining the committee, please email Katherine Lamb ( The Zoom link will be circulated a few days in advance.

Ongoing Events Around Campus

NIH-Wide Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) Events
For more information and registration, please visit Upcoming OITE Events.  

NIH Library Training and Events  
For more information and registration, please visit the NIH Library Calendar.