March, 2018

NIAID Post Award Grants Policy And Management Training Workshop In Dakar, Senegal

March 20, 2018 to March 22, 2018
Dakar, Senegal

NIAID will be conducting a Post Award Grants Policy and Management Training in Darkar, Senegal. Information provided during the training sessions will be useful to grants administrators, project managers, and researchers that want to learn more about allowable use of NIH/NIAID grant funds. In brief, this workshop will provide essential information about NIAID and NIH grant policies. It is also an opportunity to meet with grants management and scientific program staff. Please note: All participants must contact the hotel(s) directly to make reservations.

April, 2018

The Mother (of all Pandemics) and Her Naughty Children: 100 Years of Behaving Badly

April 10, 2018
Lipsett Amphitheater (inside Building 10/ Clinical Center on the NIH campus), Bethesda, Maryland.

Writing in his diary on September 27, 1918, Charles Corning, former mayor of Concord, New Hampshire, described how flu was blazing through his corner of the world “as fire shrivels the fields, laying out communities and taking a toll of death unprecedented.” The next day, he observed, “A heavy sense of anxiety and apprehension like a dismal cloud in midsummer weighs heavily upon us because of the deadly ravages of the so-called Spanish influenza.