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Betsy Humphreys: Presidential Rank Awardee

Washington Post columnist Joe Davidson calls the Presidential Rank Awards “serious business.” So it seems especially appropriate for NLM to congratulate one of its most serious and respected leaders of the past century, Betsy Humphreys, who was recently recognized as a Presidential Rank Awardee at the Distinguished Level. Humphreys, who retired as deputy director of…

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Quick Q&A with the Bioinformatics in Medical Genetics Group

In our series of Quick Q&As with scientists who work in the NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), we’re pleased to introduce the three members of the Bioinformatics in Medical Genetics Group. The leader of the group, Alejandro Schäffer, shares a memorable lesson. Mike Gertz tells how his family influenced his career. And Eric…