October 22, 2012Date Released: 22 October 2012
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTORNCI Cancer Center Site Visit
The site visit is tomorrow! We will spend our day without cell phones and email at Thwing Center Excelsior Ballroom showcasing our Cancer Center.
There has simply been an incredible amount of work put into the preparations, presentations and updating every data element of the Center. Staff, members, leaders and Associate Directors have put in 18 hour days and weekends making sure everything is in place for the unknown scrutiny that is inevitable during a site visit. For those of you who have worked to make this site visit impeccable, please accept my sincere appreciation. For those of you participating, make sure to give feedback and notes of appreciation to your program leaders, core directors, and to the effort of the clinical trials offices who have brought the incredible complexity of clinical research down to earth.
If you were thinking of dropping in, please contact Bonnie West (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Gillian Todd (email@example.com) as soon as possible today because many are invited and we want to know who is coming, both for crowd management and name tags. Also, we will have a post site visit reception in the Thwing second floor poster session room starting just after the site visitors leave at 5 pm. Please join us.
I have been looking through my slides and the story we get to tell is rather incredible. The Cancer Center has come a long way, has entrenched itself into the culture of the Cleveland academic community, and has the full backing of the institutional leaders. Our job is simply to make it the best cancer research and treatment site in the country. While the effort has been extraordinary, it is worth it for the benefit it brings Cleveland, our institutions and our patients.
See you tomorrow!
Stan Gerson, MD
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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIESOncology Nursing Society Foundation
The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation is accepting applications for Research Career Development Awards. These awards are available for beginning researchers. A beginning researcher is within eight years of completing a terminal degree, or within five years of initiating independent research within a field of inquiry and has not received independent extramural funding in the area of interest.
Deadline: November 1AACR Dharma Master Jiantai Innovative Grant for Lung Cancer Research
The AACR Dharma Master Jiantai Innovative Grant for Lung Cancer Research will provide additional funding to an investigator for an existing project that develops and studies new ideas and approaches that have direct application and relevance to lung cancer. Following the Grant-in-Aid of Research model, this support supplements existing funding for an investigator conducting a basic or translational research project that will contribute to the acceleration of progress against lung cancer, for the ultimate goal of improving patient care.
Deadline: November 20
MARK YOUR CALENDARSMetabolomics Data and Cancer Research Interpretation
On Wednesday, November 7 vendor Metabolon will present three case studies on how metabolomics data have positively impacted cancer research interpretation, from 2:30-4:30 pm in Wolstein Research Building Auditorium. Representatives from Metabolon will be happy to meet one-on-one with PIs before and after the formal presentations. Interested investigators should contact Patrick Leahy at 216.368.0761 firstname.lastname@example.org to set up such a meeting.
NCI CANCER BULLETINOctober 16, 2012
Cancer Center Chalk Talk
David Satcher Lecture Series
Pathology Research Seminar Series
CTSC Pilot Program Open House
Sequencing Data Interest Group (SDIG)
Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Immunology Seminar Series
Hematology and Oncology Research Conference
Immunology and Neuroscience Invited Speaker Seminar Series
Innovative Science Discussion Group
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Seminar
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Conference/Curriculum Series
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cell Biology Seminar Series
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Cancer Center Research in Progress
Case CCC Calendar
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
National GvHD Health Symposium
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
Biennial Science of Global Prostate Cancer Disparities conference
The Cancer Genome Atlas 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium: Enabling Cancer Research Through TCGA
American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting
Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2013
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
CTSC KL2 Training Program
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Epidemiology Awards
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13/U13)(PA-12-212)
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