Rep. Delaney Learns about Breast Cancer Research at NCI at Frederick

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Craig Reynolds, associate director, NCI at Frederick (left), welcomes Rep. John Delaney to the NCI at Frederick campus on October 21. Dave Heimbrook, president of Leidos Biomedical Research (right), looks on.

By Andrea Frydl, Contributing Writer

Rep. John Delaney (D-Md., 6th District) visited the NCI Campus at Frederick on October 21 to learn more about the research that scientists at NCI at Frederick are doing on breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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Platinum Publications – As of September 25, 2014

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Platinum Publications are selected from articles by NCI at Frederick scientists published in 21 prestigious science journals. This list represents new publications generated from PubMed as of the date shown above.

Articles designated as Platinum Highlights are noteworthy articles selected by Dr. Craig Reynolds, associate director, National Cancer Institute, from among the most recently published Platinum Publications.

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Ebola: Where Are the Facts?

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An electron micrograph of an Ebola viral particle showing the characteristic filamentous structure of a Filoviridae. The viral filaments can appear in images in various shapes, including a “u,” “6,” coil, or branched, resulting in pleomorphic particles. Image from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Image Library, number 1833.

Since the first outbreak of Ebola in western Africa and the subsequent cases in the United States, a lot of information has been circulating about the virus. To keep NCI at Frederick employees informed, the Poster staff has compiled the following list of reputable websites that provide accurate and up-to-date information about Ebola:

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Kashlev Named First Deputy Chief, GRCBL

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By Nancy Parrish, Staff Writer

Editor’s note: The text for this article was adapted from an e-mail announcement to the Center for Cancer Research community from Robert Wiltrout, Ph.D., on September 8, 2014.

Robert Wiltrout, Ph.D., director, NCI Center for Cancer Research (CCR), recently announced the appointment of Mikhail Kashlev, Ph.D., to deputy chief of the Gene Regulation and Chromosome Biology Laboratory (GRCBL). The first deputy chief to be named in the GRCBL, Kashlev joins Jeff Strathern, Ph.D., GRCBL chief, in leading the laboratory in an active research environment that focuses on chromosome dynamics (recombination, chromosome segregation, and transposable elements) and regulation (transcription, silencing, and cell cycle control).

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