The CCR-FYI is proud to announce the upcoming CCR-FYI Special Event “Working Together to Overcome Unexpected Challenges” on Friday, May 11th, 2018. The special event will be held from 11:30 am – 5:30 pm on the NIH Bethesda campus in the Building 60 Chapel/Lecture Hall. All NCI fellows (post-bacs, postdocs, graduate students, clinical research fellows, research fellows and volunteers) are encouraged to participate.


This special event will include presentations from the 2018 CCR-FYI Colloquium Outstanding Postgraduate Fellow Nominees, “Mentoring Up” and “Career Fair Preparation” workshops, a Science Administration Career Panel, and a CCR Directors Town Hall meeting with Drs. Glenn Merlino, William Dahut and Jonathan Wiest. A social networking event will be held afterwards at Rock Bottom Brewery in Bethesda, MD. We encourage all CCR fellows to attend, increase their marketable skills, and network with colleagues from all NCI campuses.











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.