Staff at NCI at Frederick will be able to participate in the Fall 2018 NCI Staff Town Hall on Wednesday, October 17, from 10:30–11:30 a.m., which will be videocast live to the Building 549 auditorium. NCI Director Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless is hosting the town hall at NCI at Shady Grove, his second since becoming director in October 2017, and is expected to speak about his plans for NCI.
The Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Department has been serving and supporting the NCI scientific mission since 1972. Our dedicated staff works 24/7 behind the scenes to ensure that the NCI campus and laboratory environments are safe, functional, and reliable, as well as comfortable and aesthetically pleasing.
Sporadic downpours drenched Frederick’s In The Street festival this year, but they failed to dampen the spirits of the thousands of people who attended, including the volunteers at the Frederick National Laboratory (FNL) tent. There, staff from FNL and NCI at Frederick enthusiastically chatted with passersby, even after the weather demanded some improvisation.
The NCI at Frederick Scientific Library recently hosted the popular Student Science Jeopardy Tournament for the 12th year running. Nine teams of summer student interns competed for the chance to be named Jeopardy champion.
Each year at NCI at Frederick, high school student interns stand shoulder to shoulder with their undergraduate and graduate-school colleagues to share posters about their scientific research and enhance their communication and networking skills.