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The Department of Energy’s Isotope Program has set aside two days (Wednesday, October 28, and Thursday, October 29, 2015) 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…
In 2014, the DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC) was charged with conducting a new study of the opportunities and priorities for isotope research and production as part of an effort to develop a new long-range strategic plan for the DOE Isotope Program. In response, NSAC formed the NSAC Isotope (NSACI) sub-committee, chaired by Dr. Lawrence Cardman of the Thomas Jefferson National…
The NIDC is soliciting interest for independent evaluation studies of Ac-225 produced at our accelerator facilities at Brookhaven and Los Alamos National Laboratories. This evaluation, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Isotope Program in the Office of Nuclear Physics, is part of the ongoing analysis of product performance and acceptance criteria. The key feature and focus of the…
Financial Assistance: Funds have become available from the DOE Office of Science Isotope Program to help offset costs for students/trainees to attend selected radiochemistry-related symposia at Pacifichem 2015. Those symposia are: #363, Isotope production-Providing Important Materials for Research and Applications; #215, Chemistry of Molecular Imaging, and #11, Chemistry for Development of…
A recently produced video describing the U.S. Department of Energy's Isotope Program and its importance to the nation is now available for viewing. This video has been uploaded to the Isotopes.gov homepage; or you can go directly to YouTube to view it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44mbZDKGb80. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Mitch Ferren.
The DOE Isotope Program is pleased to announce the release of new website tools for NIDC Preferred Customers within the Online Catalog of Isotope Products at https://www.isotopes.gov/. To apply for NIDC Preferred Customer status, you must be a researcher or administrator from a U.S. research institution or university and complete the online application at https://www.isotopes.gov/catalog. Once…
The DOE Isotope Program is pleased to announce the upcoming release of new website tools for NIDC Preferred Customers within the Online Catalog of Isotope Products at https://www.isotopes.gov/. To apply for NIDC Preferred Customer status, you must be a researcher or administrator from a U.S. research institution or university. The new website capabilities will allow NIDC Preferred Customers to…
This announcement is to inform our customers that the NIDC's contact and mailing list addresses have changed. Our new contact email address has been changed to "contact@isotopes.gov". Our mailing list address has been changed to "isotope-news@isotopes.gov". Please check your email client settings to ensure that these new email addresses are not being blocked by your spam filter. The old email…
The DOE Isotope Program (DOE-IP) has decided not to auction helium-3 in 2015. The current market supply appears to be sufficient enough to meet the demand this year. If your organization needs helium-3 gas and you are unable to find a commercial supplier, please contact the NIDC.
Dear Colleagues, This is an update to the original March 31, 2015 NIDC notice. The NIDC announcement regarding the Isotopes Facilities Program Manager position. The position will be posted on www.usajobs.gov on June 15 and will close on July 15. Please distribute to interested parties. This is an important position within the DOE Isotope Program. Serious inquiries may be directed to me.…