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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.

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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).

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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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Johns Hopkins University Announces Frederick CREST Classes for Fall 2016

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Johns Hopkins University’s (JHU) Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division recently announced two classes that will be hosted at the Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology (CREST) this fall.

According to a JHU press release, the classes are Biochemistry, which is part of the M.S. in Biotechnology program at JHU AAP, and Molecular Biology, a part of the M.S. in Bioinformatics program at JHU AAP.

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