FLC Mid-Atlantic Region

FLC Mid-Atlantic News - Summer 2012


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Message From the Regional Coordinator Paul Fritz

Paul Fritz

Welcome to the summer 2012 issue of the newsletter.  As you will see in the following articles, our laboratories continue to be engaged in projects to make their technologies accessible to as many people as possible, as well as receiving well-deserved accolades. Read more...


Constructing Antimicrobials That Destroy Bacteria

Researchers Develop Fully Cooked Food-Aid Product

Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have developed a new method to create antimicrobials that kill disease-causing pathogens. These antimicrobials can be used as an alternative to antibiotics. Read more...


Mentorship, Defense Lab Experience Hallmarks of Students' Summer Program

The 250 high school, undergraduate, and graduate students who visited the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) as summer interns may have been surprised to find themselves working on research projects that project soldiers' needs far into the future. Read more...


NASA Goddard Scientist Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Researchers Develop Fully Cooked Food-Aid ProductPresident Obama has named six NASA individuals as recipients of the 2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Temilola "Lola" Fatoyinbo-Agueh, an environmental scientist from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., is one of the recipients. Read more...


NIH Opens Pathways for Collaborations Between Intramural and Extramural Investigators

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is taking steps to expand its engagement with extramural investigators interested in collaborating with intramural researchers to use the unique resources of the NIH Clinical Center. Read more...


So You Want to Be a Chief Science Officer? Register for CSO Boot Camp

“Chief Science Officer: Pathways to Leadership, Careers in Life Science” is a collaborative program presented by Montgomery College, the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), Human Workflows, the Montgomery County Dept. of Economic Development (DED), and the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC). Read more...