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Upcoming Events & Training

Monday, June 3, 2024 - 2:00pm

NIH Clinical Center – Lipsett Amphitheater

In memory of Dr. Kuan-Teh Jeang, the lecture will discuss the roles of multiple innate immune receptors in viral infection in mouse models and patients. The seminar will also describe the unexpected intrinsic roles of these receptors in adaptive T and B lymphocytes. The latter affects both cancer and autoimmunity with implications for immunotherapeutics.

The program is co-sponsored by the NIH Office of Intramural Research and the NIH Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Monday, June 3, 2024 - 9:00am

Building 49, Room 1A51/1A59

By focusing on day-to-day behaviors along with the law, Workplace Harassment for Employees is part of a comprehensive and sustainable learning solution designed to challenge and motivate employees to consider the impact of their behavior and encourage them to speak up when issues arise.

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 9:00am

Virtual

Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don't know these laws also protect employees from retaliation. That means employers cannot punish employees for making discrimination or harassment complaints or participating in workplace investigations. This 1.5-hour course addresses several topics including: What is Retaliation, What is an Adverse Action, and What are Protected Activities.

Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 9:00am

Virtual

SafeZone Training is designed to promote awareness and education on the needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals as well as other sexual and gender minorities (represented by the acronym LGBTIA+). SafeZone addresses many of the commonly held misperceptions, myths, and stereotypes related to LGBTIA+ communities. Training is designed to improve understanding and help everyone at the NIH accept fellow employees as they are and as they want to be identified.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 1:00pm

Virtual

Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don't know these laws also protect employees from retaliation. That means employers cannot punish employees for making discrimination or harassment complaints or participating in workplace investigations. This 1.5-hour course addresses several topics including: What is Retaliation, What is an Adverse Action, and What are Protected Activities.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 1:00pm

Virtual

SafeZone Training is designed to promote awareness and education on the needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals as well as other sexual and gender minorities (represented by the acronym LGBTIA+). SafeZone addresses many of the commonly held misperceptions, myths, and stereotypes related to LGBTIA+ communities. Training is designed to improve understanding and help everyone at the NIH accept fellow employees as they are and as they want to be identified.

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 1:00pm

Bldg. 35A; Room 620/630

Building an Inclusive Workplace for Employees helps build the business case for diversity and inclusion based on participants’ individual experiences and goals. Participants will explore several scenarios and apply skills for building an environment where everyone’s ideas and perspectives are welcome.

Language Access Program

NIH Language Access

There is a significant and increasing LEP population in the United States who need language assistance services. NIH is renewing its commitment to providing meaningful access to its programs and activities to people with limited English proficiency (LEP). NIH Language Access Plan, establishes policy and strategy for all 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs). The Plan serves as a blueprint to help NIH ICs develop their own specific implementation strategies, based on their respective needs and capacity.

6+ NIH Locations

6+ NIH Locations

Based in Bethesda, Maryland, we have Institutes and Centers in Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, & North Carolina.

27 Institutes & Centers

27 Institutes & Centers

Each IC has a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems.

85 Nobel Prizes

85 Nobel Prizes

144 NIH-supported researchers have been recipients of 85 Nobel Prizes.

18,000+ Employees

18,000+ Employees

Who represent a diversity of experience, traditions, professions, and identities.

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

80% of the NIH's budget goes to more than 300,000 research personnel at over 2,500 universities and research institutions.