Communications and Public Liaison Branch

The Communications and Public Liaison Branch (CPLB) communicates the goals and progress of NIGMS-supported research and training programs to the general public, the biomedical research community, and other audiences. It also provides information about NIGMS' mission, programs, and activities. Information products include announcements, blogs, and science education resources.

CPLB Staff

Stephanie Older 

Stephanie Older
Branch Chief, Communications Director

Susan Athey 

Susan Athey
Team Lead: Public Information and Outreach, Feedback Loop Editor

Tyese Cox

Tyese Cox
Project Coordinator

Rachel Crowley 

Rachel Crowley
Technical Writer/Editor

Lauren Dolan 

Lauren Dolan
Social Media Strategist

Brittany Merth 

Brittany Merth
​Public Affairs Specialist

Juli Rose 

Juli Rose
​STEM & Health Information Editor

Jyoti Singh 

Jyoti Singh
Special Events and Outreach Coordinator

Jennifer Sizemore 

Jennifer Sizemore
Team Lead: Content Management

Our Resources

Pathways Magazine: A collaboration between NIGMS and Scholastic, Inc. that features lessons, activities, and videos on basic biomedical research and careers

Biomedical Beat: A digest of short articles about NIGMS-funded research and scientists as well as images that help illustrate important biomedical concepts and advances

Feedback Loop: A blog intended primarily for current NIGMS grantees, applicants, and others in the scientific community who want to know the latest on funding opportunities, meetings, resources, and other useful information

Science Education Materials

Image and Video Gallery

News and Announcements

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