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NIH Big Read “I Contain Multitudes"

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Air date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 1:00:00 PM
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Category: Special
Runtime: 00:57:46
Description: Author and science journalist Ed Yong visits NIH to discuss his book “I Contain Multitudes” with NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins in Masur Auditorium. This presentation is the final event of the NIH Big Read 2018, a collaborative program presented by the NIH Library and the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES). The NIH Big Read 2018 began with a series of book discussions about “I Contain Multitudes” and concludes with this special presentation by the author.

The discussion will be presented in an interview format with Mr. Yong and Dr. Collins speaking about the world of microbes that exist within and around us. They will explore how microbes influence our daily lives and discuss their potential impact on the future of biomedical research. During the event, Mr. Yong will answer questions from NIH staff.

The NIH Big Read is intended to foster collaboration and community across NIH through the discussion about a single book over several months, culminating in a special event featuring the author of the book. The program was inspired by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read program and is being presented at NIH by the NIH Library, the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), and the Office of the Director (OD).

For more information go to https://www.nihlibrary.nih.gov/nih-big-read
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NLM Title: NIH Big Read "I contain multitudes" / Ed Yong, Dr. Francis Collins.
Author: Yong, Ed.
Collins, Francis S.
NIH Big Read Program,
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Abstract: (CIT): Author and science journalist Ed Yong visits NIH to discuss his book "I Contain Multitudes" with NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins in Masur Auditorium. This presentation is the final event of the NIH Big Read 2018, a collaborative program presented by the NIH Library and the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES). The NIH Big Read 2018 began with a series of book discussions about "I Contain Multitudes" and concludes with this special presentation by the author. The discussion will be presented in an interview format with Mr. Yong and Dr. Collins speaking about the world of microbes that exist within and around us. They will explore how microbes influence our daily lives and discuss their potential impact on the future of biomedical research. During the event, Mr. Yong will answer questions from NIH staff. The NIH Big Read is intended to foster collaboration and community across NIH through the discussion about a single book over several months, culminating in a special event featuring the author of the book. The program was inspired by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read program and is being presented at NIH by the NIH Library, the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), and the Office of the Director (OD).
Subjects: Microbiota
Publication Types: Interview
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NLM Classification: QW 100
NLM ID: 101729818
CIT Live ID: 27765
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