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Aug

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NNLM Webinar on September 4: Reflections on Bioinformatics Librarianship

Posted by on August 13th, 2019

A growing number of librarians are filling a special niche in the information world: serving those who work with genetic and molecular biology information. Bioinformatics research advances in such areas as gene therapy, personalized medicine, drug discovery, the inherited basis of complex diseases influenced by multiple gene/environmental interactions, and the identification of the molecular targets… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, Informatics, NCBI, NLM Resources

Jan

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NLM Webinar on March 7: Introduction to the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)

Posted by on January 31st, 2019

Register now to Join David Anderson from NLM on Thursday, March 7, at 11 a.m. PST for a brief overview of how researchers and organizations can use the rich collection of terminology data in the UMLS to enhance interoperability and discoverability in research and clinical applications. The Unified Medical Language System is a set of files… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, Electronic Health Records, Informatics, NLM Resources, Search Tools

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NLM Informatics and Data Science Lecture Series Continues on March 6

Posted by on January 31st, 2019

On Wednesday, March 6, 1:00-2:00 PM PST, Samantha Kleinberg, PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology, will deliver the presentation From Data to Decisions: Large-Scale Causal Inference in Biomedicine, part of the NLM Informatics and Data Science Lecture Series, at the Lister Hill Center Auditorium. The event will be broadcast live… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, Electronic Health Records, Events, Informatics, Public Health

Dec

21

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NNLM Training Class: Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications, January 14 – May 3

Posted by on December 21st, 2018

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine has announced open registration for the third cohort of Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications, running from January 14 — May 3, 2019. This course is designed both for librarians who offer, or intend to offer, bioinformatics services; and also for librarians who… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Informatics, Search Tools

Nov

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Blue Ribbon Panel Review of NLM’s Intramural Research Program Released

Posted by on November 13th, 2018

A Blue Ribbon Panel established to review the intramural research program of the National Library of Medicine has issued its report (PDF). The Panel was chaired by Russ Altman, MD, PhD, from Stanford University, and included eight additional leading experts with a broad knowledge of biomedical informatics, computational biology, and data science. The report highlights the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, Informatics, NLM Resources

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