Wednesday, March 8, 1–2 PM

Postbac Seminar Series: Medical School Application Guidance
Led by Erin Walsh, PhD, Director, NICHD Office of Education

This will be an open Q&A discussion session (via Zoom) for anyone interested in additional guidance on putting together a medical school application package. Please email Ms. Veronica Harker to register (, and a link will be sent a few days prior to the session.

Additionally, please let Ms. Harker know if you would like to be added to our Medical School Application Support Teams Channel. This will be a dynamic, evolving platform for you to ask questions and raise discussion with your postbac peers.

Thursday, March 9, 1–4 PM

NICHD DIR Tenure-Track Investigator Virtual Symposia Series
“Bedside to Bench in Vascular Anomalies”
Hosted by Sarah Sheppard, MD, 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

Friday, March 24, 1–5:30 PM

“Polycomb, Transcriptional Control, and Development”
A symposium honoring Dr. Judy Kassis upon her retirement

Building 35, Room 620/630

Dr. Kassis has led the Section on Gene Expression since 1999 and headed the Genetics and Epigenetics of Development Affinity Group from 2015-2022. Symposium speakers will include:

  • Dr. Patrick O’Farrell, University of California, San Francisco
  • Dr. Mitzi Kuroda, Harvard Medical School
  • Dr. Robert Johnson, Johns Hopkins University
  • Dr. Karl Pfeifer, NICHD
  • Dr. Judy Kassis, NICHD

A full agenda with additional details has been sent out via email.

March and April

Three-Minute Talks (TmT) Individual Coaching/Practice Sessions with Scott Morgan

Practice your talk and obtain feedback on oral presentation skills and speech development.

This event requires registration. For more information, please contact Katherine Lamb at

The NICHD and NIH TmT competitions will be held in early June and during the last week of June, respectively. Dates to be announced in the coming weeks.

Ongoing Events Around Campus

NIH-Wide Office of Intramural Training and Education 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.