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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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By Nancy Parrish, Staff Writer

Humans play host to trillions of microorganisms that help our bodies perform basic functions, like digestion, growth, and fighting disease. In fact, bacterial cells outnumber the human cells in our bodies by 10 to 1.1

The tens of trillions of microorganisms thriving in our intestines are known as gut microbiota, and those that are not harmful to us are referred to as commensal microbiota. In a recent paper in Science, NCI scientists described their discovery that, in mice, the presence of commensal microbiota is needed for successful response to cancer therapy.

Building 434
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

By Ashley DeVine, Staff Writer

Scientific Publications, Graphics & Media (SPGM) moves to a new location this month—Building 434. The entrance is located on Wood Street.

The move will take place between Monday, February 24, and Friday, February 28. During the move, SPGM will limit disruptions to service as much as possible.

A sign in front of the building will direct you to the department’s new location. Please visit SPGM in Building 434 beginning Monday, March 3.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

By Andrea Frydl, Contributing Writer, and Ashley DeVine, Staff Writer

More than 60 NCI at Frederick government and contractor employees were recognized at the NCI Director’s Awards Ceremony on Nov. 14, held on the main NIH campus in Bethesda.

The RAS Corner at the ATRF
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

By Robin Meckley, Contributing Writer

The new RAS initiative recently undertaken at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research has prompted the Scientific Library to provide support in a creative way to the laboratories at the Advanced Technology Research Facility (ATRF), where the research is centered.

Melissa Porter, Executive Editor
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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By Melissa Porter, Executive Editor

The Poster newsletter staff is pleased to present you with the all-new Poster website. Now you can access all the latest information from the National Cancer Institute at Frederick from your smart phone, tablet, notebook, or any other device with an Internet connection.

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