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.
Read the NIGMS 2015-2020 strategic plan and strategic plan for research training.
Continuing our longstanding commitment to train the next generation of biomedical scientists and support the careers of students and postdoctoral scientists from diverse backgrounds...
NIGMS cares deeply about our future generations of scientists. That’s why we continue to fund educational tools that make science exciting for students with the hope of steering them toward career paths in science.
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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