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The Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research works at the forefront of basic, translational, and clinical science with a focus on cancer, AIDS, and infectious disease.

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The Standards References and Training Research Committee (STAR TREC) is a central hub to develop, deposit, and share standards and references in biological research. This initiative is confronting what’s been dubbed the scientific “reproducibility crisis.”

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We work with vendors to support the facility infrastructure, laboratory operations and maintenance, supply chain operations, and on-site occupational health service. Our suppliers provide a variety of commodities and services from consumable lab supplies to research contracting.

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The Chemical Biology Consortium (CBC) within the National Cancer Institute Experimental Therapeutics (NExT) Program is a government, academic, and industry partnership to help translate promising discoveries into anticancer therapeutics managed by the Frederick National Laboratory.

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How We're Unique

Careers

Whether you’re an expert in your field or just starting out, we have a career opportunity for you. We’re always looking for people to join us in fulfilling the mission of the Frederick National Laboratory: discovery, innovation, and success in the biomedical sciences.

Our team of 2,400+ scientists, technicians, administrators, and support staff work at the forefront of basic, translational, and preclinical science, with a focus on cancer, AIDS and other infectious diseases. 

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Business Opportunities

Subcontracting and outsourcing are crucial for the operation of the Frederick National Laboratory on behalf of our customers, both locally and globally. Our solicitations for vendors and subcontractors include support in research services, facility infrastructure, laboratory supplies, supply chain operations, and other operational needs. 

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FNL by the Numbers

Approved mixing of scientific liquids 170 unique biopharmaceuticals developed
scissors slicing through strand of DNA 150 genetically engineered cancer models
analysis of a molecule 450 nanoparticles characterized
group of people 187 distinct partnerships