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Summer Lecture Series II. Meet the Person behind the Title: Dr. Francis Collins, NIH Director

Lecture: Science

Jun 29, 2021

Speaker(s): Francis Collins, MD/PhD, Director, National Institutes of Health
This event is recommended for: Summer Interns; Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

Second in the series of lectures specifically arranged for trainees in the NIH Summer Internship Program.

Come hear from Dr. Francis Collins, the NIH Director, as he reflects on his career path and addresses questions from summer interns at NIH and across the US. Dr. Collins was appointed the 16th Director of the NIH by President Barack Obama and is the only Presidentially appointed NIH Director to serve more than one administration. Dr. Collins is a human-geneticist with an active research lab; he has mentored trainees at all educational levels and is deeply committed to the NIH training mission. Dr. Collins will give a short presentation and will then respond to questions submitted by trainees who register for the webinar in advance.

Event Link: https://nih.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_RIoCdTKeRSqbyUPDNAudmA

For more information about the speaker, please visit this website: https://www.nih.gov/about-nih/who-we-are/nih-director/biographical-sketch-francis-s-collins-md-phd