Posts Tagged: NIH

Report: $20B Up for Grabs in Upcoming NIH IT Competition

Both technology manufacturers and resellers will compete under a potential 10-year, $20 billion government-wide information technology contract vehicle run by a National Institutes of Health office, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie Censer writes that NIH’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center intends to award 50 contracts under the Chief Information Officer-Commodities and Solutions programRead… Read more »

Join OGTV-Tell Congress: NOT TO SEQUESTER STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)

As per current federal statutes, the inability of Congress to agree on ways to reduce the United States deficit will result in $1.2 trillion in across-the-board cuts in federal spending, referred to as sequestration, effective March 1, 2013. According to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this could translate into as muchRead… Read more »

Data Scientist Need for NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Science

Merit Promotion http://https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/329777300?share=email Open to All Sources http://https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/329775300?share=email Job Description (CLOSES 11/9)The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) National Institutes of Health (NIH), is pleased to announce an exciting employment opportunity for an exceptional candidate to serve as a Data Scientist in the Office of the Deputy Director (ODD). The NIEHS aims to establishRead… Read more »

Federal Success — NIH scientist fights back against bone marrow failures

Bone marrow — most of us don’t fully understand what it is, let alone why it fails. But Dr. Neal Young does. He is the world’s leading expert in the field of bone marrow failure. His groundbreaking research at the National Institute for Health has led to life-saving treatments for a rare and deadly bloodRead… Read more »

Live from NextGen: Movin’ On Up In Your Organization

What is the best way for current and future federal government employees to move up in their career? HR specialists from the NIH speak to the process from their own experiences moving up the GS Schedule and evaluating candidates. Michelle Lipinski, Senior Human Resources Specialist, starts the break-out talking about the 15 level GS payRead… Read more »

A Look at Today’s White House Big Data Event

Today, the White House demonstrated their support for Big Data in a huge way. Federal agencies have committed over $200M to big data initiatives in the future. Between the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Health, Department of Defense, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Department of Energy, and United States Geological Survey there are multipleRead… Read more »

Armstead’s Experience Helps Guide Big GWACs

Mary Armstead, Program Director for the NIH Information Technology and Assessment Center (NITAAC) at the National Institutes of Health, has been a Fed for 38 years. But that doesn’t mean she’s become jaded or cynical – quite the opposite. She’s enthusiastic about her job and works hard to mentor people with less experience or whoRead… Read more »

My Cup of IT: Angry Bird Flu

By: Steve O’Keeffe http://bit.ly/idpyuj Move over worms and viruses. The piggy pandemic panic’s a “poultry” concern. There’s a new germ in D.C. – and Uncle Sam’s burning up with the fever. Yep, I’m talking Angry Bird Flu ­- a despicable new strain of cyber scourge that’s jumped from pixels to people. While Hitchcock smiles insidiously,Read… Read more »