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NCBI to Assist in Southern California Genomics Hackathon in January

Posted by on November 30th, 2017

On January 10-12, 2018, the NCBI will help with a bioinformatics hackathon hosted by San Diego State University. The hackathon will focus on advanced bioinformatics analysis of next generation sequencing data, proteomics, and metadata. This event is for researchers, including students and postdocs, who have already engaged in the use of bioinformatics data or in… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Education & Training, Events, Informatics, NCBI

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December 6th NCBI Minute Webinar: Keeping Current and Getting Help with NCBI Resources

Posted by on November 30th, 2017

In the next NCBI Minute session on Wednesday, December 6th, 9:00-9:30 PST, NCBI staff will show you the most important ways to get notified of updates and changes at NCBI and  the most efficient ways to find help with using NCBI resources effectively. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about attending… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, NCBI, NLM Resources, Search Tools

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NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) Announces New Women’s Health Seminar Series

Posted by on November 30th, 2017

As part of an effort to develop the NIH-wide Strategic Plan for Women’s Health Research, the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) has announced a new Women’s Health Seminar Series, debuting December 7. This program will feature speakers presenting the latest information on scientific topics important to the health of women across the life… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, Non-NLM Resources

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Recording of Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction Webinar Now Available!

Posted by on November 30th, 2017 Tags: , ,

On August 3, 2017, the NNLM New England Region (NER) sponsored the one-hour session Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction: Words Matter, the first of four webinars in the Substance Use Disorders webinar series. In the webinar, Dr. Richard Saitz, Professor and Chair of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Professor of… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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New NLM E-learning Training Course: HIV/AIDS Information Resources

Posted by on November 29th, 2017

The 30-minute online course, HIV/AIDS Information Resources from the National Library of Medicine, is designed to provide valuable health information resources from NLM and other reliable sources to increase awareness of the abundance of treatment information and educational materials that are available online. Resources covered inclue AIDSource, AIDSinfo®, ClinicalTrials.gov, MedlinePlus®, PubMed®/MEDLINE®, and Public Health Partners…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed

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