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Focus on NCBI’s Colleen Bollin, Speaker to Biologists

Colleen Bollin is not a biologist, a mathematician, or a statistician. Her degree is in engineering. And yet she leads the technical development team for processing submissions to GenBank, the world’s largest genetic sequence data repository developed and maintained by NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). How she got to NCBI started at a…

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What are you reading this summer?

We asked some staff here at the National Library of Medicine what was on their summer reading list, and we were thrilled by the diversity of answers. Every list is different. No two readers even had the same author on their lists. Predictably, many of the titles cover science and medicine. One staffer even recommended…