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​FAES Fall Registration Now Open - August 29 Open House

FAES will no longer be able to advertise our sessions via this list in 2024. Sign up for the FAES email list here: 

Please join Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) at our Open House event on the South Lawn of Building 10 on August 29 from 11am to 2pm. Stop by to learn more about FAES' Academic Programs, insurance, housing, and retail and to get a free scoop from the Ben & Jerry's ice cream truck while supplies last! This event will also feature a prize wheel where you can win an FAES course or retail item, as well as FAES partners Center for Alzheimer's and Related Dementias (CARD) and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

Register now for Fall Term co​urses at FAES: FAES academic programs include 7-week courses in a range of disciplines and various online workshops. FAES courses and workshops are open to NIH and the public and can be taken for academic credit or audited.  

Fall Session A courses begin August 30 and Fall Session B courses start on October 25: 

Education and training opportunities include the following subjects:

  • Bioinformatics, Math, and Statistics
  • Immunology and Microbiology
  • Biology, Neuroscience, and Genetics
  • Public Health and Pharmacology
  • English and Spanish Language
  • Public Policy

FAES also offers a wide range of courses and workshops in Project Management, Leadership, and Public Policy, including the following: 

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Using Qualitative Methods to Make Strategic Decisions Project Management Essentials Advanced Project Management Essentials Public Policy Analytical Methods Program Evaluation Equity Analysis

Workshop registration is open throughout the year. Our full list of upcoming workshops is found here: 

Please join the Academic Programs team on Thursday, October 5, 2023 for a virtual information session: See our Academic Calendar at for more important dates and information.   

Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to take FAES classes should contact Requests should be made at least five days in advance of the course start date.

Please send questions to FAES by email at, or by phone: 301-496-7976.

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