Visiting Scholars Program (VSP)
The Visiting Scholars Program (VSP) offers exceptional opportunities for scientists
across multiple disciplines to partner with world-class biomedical investigators
and to access a wide range of cutting-edge technologies in pursuit of a well-defined
line of research to accelerate progress against cancer or AIDS.
NCI-Frederick becomes the Frederick National Lab
NCI Director Harold Varmus recently announced that the NCI-Frederick campus has
been approved to use a new name befitting its status as a national laboratory -
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.
2012 NCI-Frederick and Ft. Detrick Spring Research Festival
The National Cancer Institute at Frederick, in partnership with the National Interagency
Confederation for Biological Research (NICBR) at Ft. Detrick, is pleased to announce
the sixteenth annual NCI-Frederick and Ft. Detrick Spring Research Festival.
STAR: Sharing Tools And Resources Program at the Scientific Library
On March 7 from 10:00am – 3:00pm, the Scientific Library will bring together representatives
for many valuable electronic projects at NCI-Frederick for a Resource Fair.
New Fort Detrick Gate Access Procedure
The procedures for entry to Fort Detrick have changed. Vehicle decals are no longer
being issued and are no longer necessary for access at any gate. Gate access is
controlled by personal identification of all individuals entering Fort Detrick.
Helping Others Through Charitable Giving
During these difficult economic times, it’s easy to forget that others in our community
and nation are in need on a day-to-day basis. Two great resources for charitable
giving are: The Western MD Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and the Double Our Reach
Employee Giving Campaign (SAIC-F employees).
Mentors Needed for Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern Program
The Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern Program (WHK SIP) provides talented high school
seniors with the opportunity to work at the NCI-Frederick while encouraging them
to pursue a career in biomedical research. This program is designed to expose high
school seniors to “hands-on” laboratory experience.
Elementary Outreach Program - Recruiting Volunteers
The Elementary Outreach Program gives you the opportunity to do "hands-on" science
with small groups of children. The lessons are prepared, the materials are purchased,
so all you have to do is commit 2 days (2-4 hours per day) to attend "school".
Emergency Preparedness & Continuity of Operations (COOP)
Everyone should have a plan. The likelihood of you and your family surviving a house
fire depends as much on having a working smoke detector and an exit strategy, as
on a well-trained fire department.