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NLM in Focus Salutes Dr. David Lipman as He Leaves NLM

David J. Lipman, MD, who served as the director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) since its creation almost 30 years ago, is assuming the position of Chief Science Officer at Impossible Foods, a company bringing innovative molecular techniques to the food industry. Great impact on research “It’s hard to think of anyone…

NCBI Director David Lipman Receives AAAS Accolade

In April, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, founded in 1780 by John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and others to honor the finest minds and leaders of each generation, named National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Director David J. Lipman, MD, one of its 190 new Fellows and 22 Foreign Honorary Members. Along with Lipman,…

NCBI Director Lipman Garners Biotechnology Research Award

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Director David J. Lipman, MD, was awarded the 2008 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Promega Biotechnology Research Award in July. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the application of biotechnology through fundamental microbiological research and development. Lipman was among the first to see the need for extremely efficient computer…

MLA Conference attendees ride the escalator past a sign welcoming them to Toronto.

Medical Library Association Meets and Tweets

Meeting in Toronto, more than 1,100 medical librarians, including more than 35 from NLM, gathered in May for the Medical Library Association’s 116th annual meeting and exhibition. The joint meeting with the Canadian Health Libraries Association and the International Clinical Librarian Conference attracted librarians from around the world. Meeting highlights included the John P. McGovern…