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Our NIDC News reports the latest developments in U.S. Department of Energy’s isotope production efforts, university partnerships, facility improvements, staff news, and other notable center activities as they occur. Stay Connected

 

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The DOE Isotope Program (DOE IP) is pleased to announce that three users group meetings have been scheduled during the upcoming Annual Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging conference in Denver, Colorado. The DOE Users Group Meeting will provide a general update on DOE IP activities and initiatives and an opportunity for the user community to ask questions and provide feedback. Topics…
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The DOE Isotope Program has initiated several efforts to re-establish the production of some selected radioisotopes that have been requested by stakeholders and the user community. These isotopes are in short supply or have been unavailable worldwide. For example, the DOE Isotope Program has developed production of Si-32, Ti-44, Cu-67, Cd-109, Ba-133, and Ac-225. Among these, Si-32, Al-26, and Ti…
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The Office of Nuclear Physics is seeking a scientist/engineer interested in assisting the DOE Isotope Program. We are seeking a candidate from a federal agency, university or national laboratory for a temporary period lasting six months to a few years on a detailee or Intergovernmental Personnel Act assignment. The benefit would not just be to our Office, but also to the individual. They…
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Isotope Now Routinely Available, Test Batch Recipients Requested! The U.S. Department of Energy’s Isotope Program is pleased to announce the routine availability of the isotope copper-67 (Cu-67: t1/2 = 2.58 days). A member of the group of isotopes known as theranostic (those with decay properties useful for both therapy and diagnostic imaging), Cu-67 (Eβ-end-point = 561.7 keV; Eγ = 184.6 keV)…
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This position has been filled. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks to hire a Quality Assurance Specialist. The position is in the Isotope Business Office (IBO) reporting to the IBO Manager. The QA management function is part of the National Isotope Development Center (NIDC). The NIDC QA Specialist is responsible for development, implementation, and maintenance of an integrated quality…
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Dear Colleague: Beginning today, the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is accepting applications for the 2016 Solicitation 2.  Applications are due 5:00 pm ET on Monday, November 21, 2016. Detailed information about the program, including eligibility requirements and access to the online application system, can be found at: http://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/.…
The Department of Energy’s Isotope Program has set aside two days (Wednesday, October 5, and Thursday, October 6, 2016) for “one on one” meetings with stakeholders and interested commercial customers to discuss isotope supply and demand issues. The meetings will be held at the DOE Germantown, Maryland offices or at a nearby location. The meetings provide an opportunity for the isotope community…
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Isotope Program is pleased to announce the finalization of a partnership with the University of Washington’s (UW) Department of Radiation Oncology located at the UW Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.  Finalized on April 29th, the partnership allows UW to supply astatine-211 (At-211) for pre-clinical research through the National Isotope Development Center’s (…
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Isotope Program has posted a new funding opportunity announcement for Research, Development and Training in Isotope Production (DE-FOA-0001588). This funding opportunity announcement can be found online at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science website, or at http://science.energy.gov/np/funding-opportunities/. Eligibility for the FOA is limited to…
National Isotope Development Center (NIDC) Isotope Program Announcement: “Special Notice: Private Sector Survey Form” PLEASE RESPOND DIRECTLY TO WOLFGANG RUNDE. HIS CONTACT INFORMATION HAS BEEN PROVIDED BELOW. Special Notice: Survey Form - Private Sector This announcement is intended to seek information from private companies on their potential isotope needs for the next five years and is not…