These Women Make a Difference in Our Lives

Four women's portraits

Clockwise from top left: Rachel Bagni, Cheryl Lamb, Karen McNitt, Julie Hartman

By Maritta Perry Grau, Staff Writer

Producing viral vectors for in vitro and in vivo studies, evaluating new technologies, organizing outreach and internal events and special programs, preparing site visit reports, helping make newcomers feel comfortable, collaborating on statistics and other projects—these are just some of the ways that the women of the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research go about their everyday work lives—and in the process, make history.

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FME Carpentry Shop Keeps Facility in Good Repair

Four men viewing building plans.

From left, Keith Zecher, Bob Lawler, Donnie Blickenstaff, and Norm Lambert regularly consult on drawings related to renovation and construction jobs.

By Peggy Pearl, Contributing Writer

Did you know that what most people call the Carpentry Shop at Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) is actually made up of the three crafts, woodcrafting, painting, and locksmithing?

 On any given day, throughout the Frederick National Laboratory campus, you may find shop staff utilizing an assortment of tools and a wide range of skills on projects ranging from simple maintenance to complete renovations.

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Visiting Scholars Program to Attract Brightest Minds

By Walter G. Hubert, Guest Writer

National laboratories have a knack for assembling critical mass … and Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, the newest kid on the block among such recognized research and development (R&D) leaders like Los Alamos, Oakridge, Sandia, and others, is just the place to bring together the brightest minds to take on the toughest challenges in cancer and AIDS research.

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