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October 30, 2017 8:00 am

Meeting: NCI Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

The Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR), within the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute, will hold the 13th Regular Meeting of the Frederick National Laboratory Advisory Committee (FNLAC).

The FNLAC is charged to review the state of research (extramural and intramural) at FNLCR and make recommendations for the best use of its capabilities and infrastructure. Specifically, the committee will review major new projects proposed to be performed at FNLCR and advise the NCI and FNLCR about the intrinsic merit of the projects and about whether they should be done at the FNLCR. In addition, the Committee will periodically review the existing portfolio of projects at FNLCR, evaluate their productivity, help determine which of these projects should be transitioned to more conventional mechanisms of support, i.e., (grants, contracts, cooperative agreements) and which should be considered for termination. The Committee will help to assure that the operations at FNLCR are open, transparent, and in the best interests of the entire cancer research community.

More information, including an agenda, is available via the FNLAC website.