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NICBR Symposium Gives Students a First-Hand Look at Research Careers

More than 75 high school and college students attended the third annual National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research Exploring Careers in a Science Environment Symposium, held November 14, 2013, at the National Cancer Institute at Frederick. The event, sponsored by the NICBR, provided students a full day of information about internship programs and science careers, combined with opportunities to meet and talk with scientists and other experts ...
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NICBR Board of Directors Visits USDA

Members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service’s Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit hosted a tour of their state-of-the-art insect containment facility. The tour was for the Board of Directors of the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research, following their semiannual meeting ...
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NICBR Executive Steering Committee Visits FDA

From neuro-implantation to supercomputing to medical countermeasure research, the Food and Drug Administration has a lab for that. Members of the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research met in September at FDA’s Silver Spring, Md. headquarters, where NICBR leaders toured cutting-edge FDA research facilities, including a new biosafety level 3 lab and vivarium, which are still under construction ...

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The National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research is a consortium of nine partners from four cabinet-level departments (Agriculture, Department of Defense, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security) with a common vision of Federal research partners working in synergy to achieve a healthier and more secure nation. Read more