Donate Food to Free Your Boss

Drs. Craig Reynolds, Joel Schneider, and David Heimbrook.

For the third year in a row, NCI at Frederick is participating in the Feds Feed Families campaign, which aims to stock food banks during the summer when donations are often limited. The 2016 campaign runs through August 31. This year, the Office of Scientific Operations (OSO) has decided to send the campaign off with a twist. Rich Folkers, public affairs specialist, Office of Scientific Operations, came up with the idea for a "lock-in" event. 


Take Your Child to Work Day Helps Lure a Future Generation of Scientists

Children playing with mice at Take Your Child to Work Day.

Young children often enjoy playing with dogs or cuddling with cats at home, but at Take Your Child to Work Day, kids of all ages had the opportunity to brush horses, pet alpacas, and observe laboratory mice, fish, and frogs.

On June 29, the annual event provided 187 children of NCI at Frederick staff a variety of hands-on learning opportunities.


At Student Seminar, Expert Panel Lauds HPV Vaccine for Cancer Prevention

A panel discussion on HPV.

Interns were promised pizza, but they got more than just food as they watched “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic” at this summer’s second student seminar. In the Building 549 auditorium, students learned about human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI).


Reynolds Highlights Economic Activity, Research Progress at Local Breakfast Briefing

Craig Reynolds explains the mission of NCI at Frederick to the Fort Detrick Alliance.

NCI is a valuable asset to the Frederick community as a major employer, a purchaser of goods and services, and an educator and mentor for students from elementary through post-graduate school, Craig Reynolds told about 70 people, including many community leaders, at the Fort Detrick Alliance’s quarterly breakfast briefing at Hood College.



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