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Where Are They Now: Maddie Hurwitz Aims for Medical School, with Many Adventures Along the Way

Photo of Maddie Hurwitz with Williams College's mascot, Ephalia, a large purple cow

Maddie Hurwitz is something of a renaissance woman. An undergraduate student at Williams College, she is passionate about science, ensemble music, and equestrian sports. She also spent every summer from 2016–2018 at NCI at Frederick working on projects spanning immunity research, clinical medicine, and genetics.

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Where Are They Now: Jackie Stewart’s Story Comes Full Circle

hoto of JJackie Stewart, in personal protective equipment, working in an LASP facility

When Jackie Stewart accepted her dream job with the Frederick National Laboratory’s Laboratory Animal Sciences Program last year, it wasn’t the first time she had set foot on the sprawling campus owned by NCI at Frederick, the national lab’s government sponsor and partner. Stewart had spent the 2007–2008 school year and every summer and winter from 2008–2011 as a student intern at the Frederick National Laboratory and NCI at Frederick.

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Howard Young Receives Mentoring Award from Women Scientists Advisors

Howard Young with the Women Scientist Advisors

Howard Young, Ph.D., has received many awards during his tenure at NCI at Frederick—but the latest could be among the most meaningful. At the recent NCI Principal Investigators Retreat, Young was given the 2019 Mentoring Award by the Women Scientists Advisors (WSA), a group that supports and promotes career development for women in science.

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Two Investigators—One Aspiring and One Retiring—Share Discovery, Legacy, and Connection

Dr. Dennis Klinman stands with Begum Horuluoglu in their NCI at Frederick laboratory

Dennis Klinman, M.D., Ph.D., says science is like the surface of a sphere—there are thousands of possible connections between different points. It is fitting, therefore, that on the eve of his retirement, the senior investigator has helped a young scientist connect with her passion.

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