The next CCR-FYI Frederick First Fridays will event will be held after the 4th of July holiday on July 6th at 6pm. The CCR-FYI FFF event will be held at Brewer’s Alley in downtown Frederick (124 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701). Join CCR-FYI members and other fellows for a bite to eat and social networking. All CCR fellows are welcome to attend including those from other areas who are visiting Frederick for the day.


Please RSVP at the linked poll if you plan on attending. Carpooling is highly encouraged among fellows. If you are in need of a ride, let us know by leaving a comment and your email address in the RSVP. We will try our best to connect you with transportation. 


Everyone is welcome: postdocs, visiting fellows, postbacs, summer students, high school interns, families, kids, and friends. The more the merrier. We will meet on the grass next to the boat house (location 3 on the attached black hills trails map and down the hill from the visitor center, also marked as the starting point for the water trail on the attached water trail map) for a group photo before renting boats. Boat rentals are $14/hr for a kayak (single or tandem), canoe (up to 3 people), rowboat (up to 5 people) or paddleboard and include personal flotation devices. Remember to pack sun screen and plenty of water. 


Please RSVP at the following link so we know who to expect and can plan any carpools if necessary.

We hope to see you there!


















Past Events

2014 FYI picnic: July 26th 2014

2014 FYI networking event: July 9th Bethesda


American Tap Room 36 Maryland Ave Rockville, MD 20850

2014 FYI networking event: June 7th 2014 Frederick

The NCI CCR FYI steering committee would like to invite you and your family for a summer grill party on Saturday, June 7th starting 5pm. 
The party will take place at 1221 Palladian Way, Frederick, MD 21702. 
Please feel free to bring a dish/meat or veggies to grill or drinks to share. Please RSVP Rami ( or Vijay ( if you will be able to join us on Saturday and what you will be bringing so that we can make sure we have everything enough for everyone!
This is a great event for networking!! 

14th Annual CCR FYI colloquium March 2014


13th Annual CCR FYI colloquium March 2013


CCR-FYI Outreach subcommittee activities
Activity Date
Food, Toy, and Gift Drive for the     Children's Inn at NIH December 13-20, 2012
Guest Lecture on Gel Electrophoresis and Western Blotting at the Frederick Community College January 30, 2012
Science education outreach for the Children's Science Center at the National Bulding Museum February 16, 2013
Montgomery County Science Fair Judging March 16, 2013
Science education outreach for the Big Brother Big Sister club at Frederick, MD May 2, 2013
Science education outreach for the Children's Science Center at Tysons Corner August 4, 2013
Science education exhibit designing for Children's Science Center's Mobile Science Nights education program August 13-30, 2013
Guest lecture at the Frederick Community College TBD
Science education outreach for the Big Brother Big Sister club at Frederick, MD TBD
Food, Toy, and Gift Drive for the     Children's Inn at NIH 

December 4-19, 2013



Summer gathering

Free Summer Outdoor Concert - Lyndsey Highlander

and networking with DFel

Location: Strathmore Mansion

When: Wednesday, July 25th

Time: 7:00 PM

Put a little country twang into your summertime with this up-and-coming young singer-songwriter who’s straight outta Nashville. Sweet-voiced Lyndsey and her band put on a boot-stomping good show with great new original songs and a favorite country cover or two.

Weather: Don’t get caught in the rain! Check this website or follow Strathmore on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute information on weather-related delays/cancellations. Strathmore will endeavor to announce any changes by 4PM the day of the performance, but please follow for any up-to-the-minute changes.

Parking: Parking for the Free Summer Outdoor Concerts and Workshops is in the Metro garage for $5.00 with Metro SmarTrip card or major credit card; enter off Tuckerman Lane. Parking for patrons with disabilities (with tag) and Strathmore Stars Parking (with Strathmore Summer Parking Pass) is in the Mansion lot on a space available basis; enter at 10701 Rockville Pike until 7PM.

Seating: Bring blankets or low beach chairs. No pets, please.

Dining: Pulled pork, burgers, hot dogs, drinks, sides and more available at Restaurant Associates BBQ Shack. Click here to view the menu.

CCR-FYI Picnic 

When- Sunday Sept 18 th 2011

Time- 2pm

Where- Black Hills Regional Park

Who- All CCR Fellows/Postbacs and friends and family are welcome

Wednesday Salsa Night: April 21st

$10.00 Dance lessons

$3 Margaritas and half price martinis for all participants

Who: All CCR Fellows/Postbacs and friends are welcome

Where: Danielle’s

            6 N. East Street

            Everedy Square & Shab Row


When: Wednesday April 21st, Dance Lessons 7-8pm; Dancing 8-10pm

Derby Party: May 1st (SC Only)

When: Saturday May 1, 2010 - 3:00PM - ?

Where: Stephanie’s House – 4508 Willowtree Dr.Middletown,MD

Who: SC members, friends and family!

Games: Volleyball, JARTS, Cornhole, Mafia, and Derby games

Food: Please bring a side dish or drinks – sign up with Jill or Stephanie

Fun: Wear your favorite hat (fancy or ball cap)

RSVP:  Stephanie  / 502-741-2143 or Jill

Happy Hour: May 26th

Who: All CCR Fellows/Postbacs and friends are welcome

Where: BlackFinn Restaurant & Saloon

           4901 Fairmont Ave.


When: Wednesday May 26th; 6 pm

Specials: $1.50 Burger Night, 4pm-Close, Happy Hour Drink Specials until 7pm,                

Trivia Night

Past Events

Frederick Keys Baseball June 28, 2009

FYI Picnic, 08/29/2009.