Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee Welcomes New FNL, NCI Leaders

Dr. Doug Lowy, former acting NCI director, speaks at a Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee meeting.

The Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee recently met to discuss the future of several high-profile Frederick National Lab initiatives in a meeting that included a chance to meet the new NCI and FNLCR leaders. Here is a look at a few of the highlights from the last of the 2017 FNLAC meetings.


Second RAS Symposium Brings Together World’s Leading RAS Scientists

Photo of day one of the Second RAS Symposium

From December 6–8, the Advanced Technology Research Facility of the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research was abuzz with conversation and collaboration as nearly 450 scientists, academics, and industry partners gathered for the Second RAS Initiative Symposium. Attendees hailed from 14 nations, dozens of institutions, and diverse scientific backgrounds, but they shared a common purpose: to present and discuss their research on RAS genes and cancer.


Building 549 Becomes the Backdrop for an Updated Mural

The overlapping images represent the collaborative battle against cancer and AIDS.

Next time you walk through Building 549 at the National Cancer Institute at Frederick campus, make sure you check out the bright new mural adorning the walls outside the auditorium. A collaboration between the Office of Scientific Operations and Scientific Publications, Graphics and Media, the mural evokes the goals and efforts of the Frederick National Lab and NCI at Frederick.



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