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At Winter Poster Session, Eager Student Interns Present Research for the First Time

Butterflies in the stomach, a cold sweat, a feeling of dread: most of us know and fear the nervousness that accompanies public speaking. It was a pleasant surprise, therefore, to see apparently fearless Werner H. Kirsten student interns speak at NCI at Frederick’s WHK Student Intern Program Winter Poster Session. The event gave the dozen or so high school students a chance to present their hard-won research to NCI at Frederick staff. For many, it was their first time speaking about their projects in public.

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Meet Leonard Freedman, Frederick National Laboratory’s New Chief Science Officer

For Leonard Freedman, Ph.D., a lifetime in the sciences began serendipitously at Kalamazoo College, a small liberal arts school in Michigan. Freedman, who is Frederick National Laboratory’s new chief science officer, was drawn to the college’s strong science and premedical programs. However, he says many other subjects were equally attractive during his studies.

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16th Annual Protective Services Chili Cook-Off: Plenty of Beef, But No Hard Feelings

For 16 years running, Tom Miller, Protective Services manager, has sought an elusive prize: a victory at his own chili cook-off. This year, he had high hopes … but once the votes were tallied, it was clear that Christina Robinson, research associate II, Animal Research Technical Support, had won the competition going away.

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