Cover of Summer 2017 issue of MedlinePlus magazine with Liz Hernandez

Access Hollywood Performer Liz Hernandez Talks about Alzheimer’s in NIH MedlinePlus

Posted today in NIH MedlinePlus magazine, Access Hollywood host Liz Hernandez shares her family’s experiences with Alzheimer’s disease. The NBC entertainment reporter talks about her mother’s battle with the disease and why she’s so passionate about reaching out to help others. A Q-and-A with a researcher funded by the National Institute on Aging reveals information…

A zebrafish (danio rerio)

A Zebrafish Can’t Change Its Stripes

But NCBI can—and did—produce an updated zebrafish (Danio rerio) genome annotation. The annotation used NCBI’s Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline and the new and improved zebrafish genome assembly (GRCz11). In releasing the genome annotation, the National Center for Biotechnology Information is making it possible for researchers and scientists all over the world to download more genetic…

Kristin Browne demonstrates digital medical illustration

Busting Myths and Expanding Horizons

The students who came to NLM on June 26 to narrow down their career choices were out of luck. They were introduced to more opportunities than they dreamed possible. Through presentations, demonstrations, tours, dozens of NIH staffers wearing “Ask me about my awesome job” buttons, and even a little wizardry, students from Johns Hopkins University’s…