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December 12, 2008
Retreat Refreshes Behavioral, Social Sciences

Dr. Christine Bachrach, acting director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, wanted just one thing out of the first-ever day-long retreat for NIH’s widely dispersed community of behavioral and social scientists, held Nov. 12 at Natcher Bldg.

December 12, 2008
New Hope for Treatment of Addiction

Drug addiction is notoriously tough to treat, but now research is showing a fresh way to tackle the problem. It’s called computer-based training for cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT4CBT)

OBSSR’s Mabry Wins with Systems Analysis Team

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January 28-29, 2009 Dissemination and Implementation Conference

February 9, 2009, ­ 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Stigma: Lessons & New Directions from a Decade of Research on Mental Illness

July 12-24, 2009
OBSSR/NIH Summer Training Institute on Randomized Clinical Trials Involving Behavioral Interventions

May 3-8, 2009
Institute on Systems Science and Health

May 22-25, 2009
Gene-Environment Interplay in Stress and Health at the Association for Psychological Science 21st Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA

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BSSR Lecture Series

NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Seminar Series

BSSR Lecture Series Winter 2009 Research Lecture Series

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  • Sex, Drugs, and Viral Load: Integrating HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment
    January 22, 2009 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Neuroscience Building, 6001 Executive Blvd, Rockville MD, Room A
    Seth Kalichman, Ph. D.
    University of Connecticut

  • Stigma: Lessons and New Directions From a Decade of Research on Mental Illness
    February 9, 2009 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Shannon Building (1), Wilson Hall
    Bernice A. Pescosolido, Ph. D.
    Indiana University

  • Risk, Resilience, and Gene X Environment Interactions in Primates
    March 18, 2009 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Neuroscience Building, 6001 Executive Blvd, Rockville MD, Room C
    Stephen J. Suomi, Ph. D.

Previous Lectures

For a list of former lectures (1995 to present), please visit the Seminar Series Archives page.

Videocasts of previous lectures can be found by clicking here.

Visitor Information

Parking at the NIH main campus is very limited. Use of public transportation is strongly advised (visit the public transportation trip planner). Both Wilson Hall and the Natcher Conference Center are short walks from the Medical Center Metro rail & bus stations.

Critical information everyone should know about entering the NIH campus, parking on campus, entering buildings, and using campus transportation is available at: Please survey this site for information necessary to access the NIH campus for our events.

Complete information for Visitors to the NIH campus is available at:

Information on upcoming lectures is also accessible by visiting “Meetings and Seminars” on the Behavioral and Social Sciences Interest Group (BSS-IG) web page.

How to receive announcements of lectures (BSSR listserv)

Reasonable accommodation will be made for those with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Ms. Dana Sampson, OD/OBSSR,, 1-301-402-1146 or via the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339. Sign Language Interpreters will be provided.

Organizing Committee

We welcome suggestions for speakers and topics. Send recommendations to any of us.

Ronald P. Abeles, OBSSR (Committee Chair)
Susan Czajkowski, NHLBI
Lynn Haverkos, NICHD
Lisa Onken, NIDA