New Website Helps You Find What You Need

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The NCI TTC’s redesigned website provides an inviting, user-friendly environment.

By Karen Surabian, Contributing Writer

The National Cancer Institute’s Technology Transfer Center (NCI’s TTC) recently launched a redesign of its website. New graphics, color scheme, and updated features provide a user-friendly environment for finding information related to technology transfer at NCI.

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NICBR-Sponsored Spring Research Festival Set for May 8 and 9

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The fungus-growing ant, Apterostigma dentigerum, is the theme of this year’s Spring Research Festival. Courtesy of Michael Poulsen.

By Ashley DeVine, Staff Writer

For the first time, the Spring Research Festival (SRF), scheduled for May 8 and 9, will be sponsored by all of the agencies that are part of the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research (NICBR).

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Browse without a Browser at the ATRF Library

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Alan Doss, a chemical informationist in the Scientific Library, stands next to the journal rack at the ATRF, where 20 print journals are displayed on a rotating basis.

By Robin Meckley, Contributing Writer

Employees at the Advanced Technology Research Facility (ATRF) asked the Scientific Library, and the library responded: print journals are now available in the ATRF Library.

Employees can now browse 20 print journals, which will rotate, with one issue available at a time for each title. The library will also temporarily display some new books each week. ATRF employees may indicate their interest in these books by signing the wait lists.

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Smith Assists in Superstorm Sandy Relief Efforts

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Ross Smith at the Guardian Hose Company in Thurmont, Md. Courtesy of Guardian Hose Company.

By Cathy McClintock, Guest Writer

It should have been routine by now for a 30-year volunteer firefighter/ emergency medical technician from Thurmont, Md., but it wasn’t.

That first night, as Ross Smith, IT security, looked across the Hudson River from Jersey City, N.J., he saw an unusually dark New York skyline.

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R&W Club Frederick Readies for Spring and Beyond

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Roxanne Angel discusses R&W Club Frederick plans for 2013 at the kickoff meeting.

By Carolynne Keenan, Guest Writer

What do discounted Frederick Keys tickets, a wine tour of Frederick area vineyards, a Segway tour of Washington, DC, a summertime National Parks tour, and a special children’s Easter party have in common? All are activities that the Recreation & Welfare (R&W) Club Frederick is currently developing for spring 2013.

At the first members meeting in January, Roxanne Angell, R&W Club Frederick chair, unveiled plans under development to make 2013 a successful year.

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