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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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SeroNet is a collaboration of 25 biomedical research institutions that work to give a deeper understanding to the immune response of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. This effort provides leadership, expertise, and coordination to the National Cancer Institute initiative.

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The National Cryo-Electron Microscopy Facility offers cancer researchers access to technology and expertise to advance their work through high-resolution cryo-EM studies.

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The Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory is a national resource that reviews nanotechnologies intended for cancer therapies and diagnostics.


How We're Unique


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