The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) supports basic research that increases understanding of biological processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Learn about NIGMS, including its mission and divisions.
See a biographical sketch and photo of NIGMS Director Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D., and Deputy Director Judith H. Greenberg, Ph.D.
Read the NIGMS 2015-2020 strategic plan and strategic plan for research training.
A recent analysis by NIGMS staff has uncovered some promising results for women entering academic positions in the biomedical sciences. The study, which published today in the Proceedings of the Natio...
While DNA acts as the hard drive of the cell, storing the instructions to make all of the proteins the cell needs to carry out its various duties, another type of genetic material, RNA, takes on a wid...
The NIGMS Feedback Loop blog provides NIGMS grantees, applicants, and others in the scientific community with the latest information on funding opportunities, meetings, resources, and other useful information.
Biomedical Beat is a blog for the general public about NIGMS-funded research and scientists as well as images that help illustrate important biomedical concepts and advances.
Findings showcases diverse NIGMS-funded scientists who do cutting-edge research and lead interesting lives. Each issue also contains brief research highlights, a puzzle or other activity, and online extras. The magazine aims to inspire middle and high school students to pursue a career in biomedical research.
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