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Biology and Life Sciences

Biology and life sciences



National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) (National Institutes of Health),45 Center Dr., #3AN 44E, MSC 6200, Bethesda, MD 20892-6200; (301) 496-7301. Fax, (301) 402-0156. Jon R. Lorsch, Director.

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Primarily supports basic biomedical research and training that lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Areas of special interest include bioinformatics, cell biology, developmental biology, physiology, biological chemistry genetics, and computational biology.

National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution),10th St. and Constitution Ave. N.W., 20560-0106 (mailing address: P.O. Box 37012, MRC 106, Washington, DC 20013-7012); (202) 633-2664. Fax, (202) 633-0169. Kirk Johnson, Director. General Smithsonian information, (202) 633-1000. Library, (202) 633-1680. Press, (202) 633-2950. TTY, (202) 633-5285.

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