Thursday, January 16, 2020

Euna Yoo, Ph.D., has found what she calls “the perfect place” to begin her career as an independent researcher—the Chemical Biology Laboratory at NCI at Frederick. The 11-year-old laboratory is an internationally recognized program that performs basic science to develop and apply chemical tools, methods, and materials to understand and alter biological processes involved in cancer and AIDS.

A robot sorts and labels test tubes
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Jason Evans is giving me a tour of the new NCI Program for Natural Products Discovery (NPNPD) facility when he pauses to look at a sample-handling robot under repair, its mechanical insides temporarily disemboweled. I ask if he has an electrical engineering background, and he laughs. Evans is a scientific programmer, but for him and his colleagues, that’s beside the point.

James (Jim) Cherry holds a football.
Friday, January 10, 2020

Jim Cherry, Ph.D., is the scientific program director for the Office of Scientific Operations under the NCI Office of the Director. He attended Shepherd College on a football scholarship where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He earned a Master of Science in biotechnology from The Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate in biology with a concentration in biomedical science from The Catholic University of America. He specializes in molecular biology. 

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Monday, January 6, 2020

One of the many services provided through our Exterior and Structural Systems shop is “Moving” Services.  Planning, coordination and proper paperwork are critical to ensure a successful move. Please read on for some tips and factoids to help guide you through your requests for these services.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Our first consideration in every task, large or small, is the safety of our O&M work force and our Customers. You, our customer, play an important role in the execution of your work order. The support you provide assists us in understanding the work order requirements which is the first step in developing a safe plan for accomplishing your request.