Summer Student Seminar Series

Welcome to the NCI at Frederick and Fort Detrick Summer Student Seminar Series. This program allows summer interns to meet one another and hear about the broad range of research being carried out on the Frederick campus.

All seminars will be held in Building 549 Auditorium on Tuesdays from Noon - 1:00pm. Please give your mentors a copy of the dates and inform them on the day of that you will be attending.

All Students must complete the Ethics and Scientific Research On-Line Training at

2016 Speakers

Date Speaker Title Details
June 28 Dr. Sergui Kozlov Molecular Surgery of Complex Genomes: Overview of Genome Editing Technologies and Their Applications to Study and Treat Cancer
July 5 HPV Movie and Discussion
July 12 Dr. Jairaj Acharya Drosophila as a model organism in scientific research
July 19 Dr. Randall Johnson A Practical Guide to Data and Reproducible Research
August 2 Dr. Christopher Westlake The Cilium and Disease, the Fish That Almost Got Away
August 9 Dr. Ira Daar Frogs…What Are They Good For?

This seminar series is sponsored by the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research (NICBR). The NICBR includes the following agencies National Cancer Institute at Frederick (NCI-F), United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), US Department of Agriculture Foreign Disease Weed Science Research Unit (USDA FDWSRU), US Department of Homeland Security National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (DHS NBACC), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility (NIAID IRF), and the Navy Medical Biodefense Research Lab (NMBDRL). The series is open to all NICBR students and employees. Students from outside the Frederick National Lab and Ft. Detrick communities are also welcome.