November 23, 2009
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
When Does Oversight Overstep?
NCI CANCER BULLETIN
Cancer Research Highlights
Guest Director's Update: Dr. Eric J. (Rocky) Feuer
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY– NIH Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellows Program
The Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars and Fellows (FICRS-F) Support Center at Vanderbilt is offering a one-year clinical research training experience for graduate-level US students in the health professions. This is an opportunity for highly motivated individuals to experience mentored research training at top-ranked NIH-funded research centers in developing countries.
This program is designed primarily for students meeting all of the following qualifications:
Each Fellowship will be for a one year period. The term will begin with an intensive orientation program on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD in July. This will be followed by approximately 10+ months of intense research training at the international site.
Deadline: December 3
For more information, please click here.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– Dr. Volker Diehl Visit/ Special Lectures
Volker Diehl, MD from the University of Koln, Germany will be visiting Taussig Cancer Institute November 30 and December 1 in advance of the ASH meeting. As you probably know, Dr Diehl is a major international figure in Hodgkin lymphoma, has directed the German Hodgkin Lymphoma Study group for more than 15 years, and has been responsible for major advances in this disease, including the International Prognostic System for HL and the BEACOPP regimen.
On December 1, Dr. Diehl will give two lectures. The first will be on Advances in the management of Hodgkin Lymphoma: the German Experience, at 8:00 am in R3-002/003 at the Cleveland Clinic. At 1:00 pm, he will present, Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Never Ending Exciting Story of Translational Research Since 1832, in R4-013 at the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Diehl will also be available for meetings November 30 and December 1. If anyone is interested in meeting with him during that time, please send your availability to Aimee Drury (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr. John Sweetenham (email@example.com).
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY– CSCRM Request for Proposals
The Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (CSCRM) has issued an RFP for pilot projects for this coming year. The goal of this pilot funding is to to provide seed money for new research ideas with priority given to projects that bring new researchers into the stem cell arena or provide funding for a "new" research area (not additional support for an existing project). Projects must have a clinical and/or commercial direction though it may be more rudimentary than for a fully developed project. The "fourth" $50K slot will be divided among the CWRU/CCF/UH tech transfer offices (TTO) to apply to stem cell projects that the TTOs recommend would significantly be assisted (in the IP/commercialization effort) by a small increment of data.
Deadline: November 23
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CASE CCC ON FACEBOOK AND LINKEDIN– Join Us!
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We encourage you to post events, relevant news articles, items of discussion, etc… Your feedback is appreciated!
FACULTY CANDIDATE SEARCH– Associate Director for Basic Research
The Case CCC is currently accepting applications for the position of Associate Director for Basic Research. As we continue our search, we ask that people in the Cancer Center community encourage any qualified candidate to apply for the position. If you would like to nominate someone for the position, please contact Tracy Rehl (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Click here to view the job description.
NIH EXTRAMURAL LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAMS
The application cycle for the NIH extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) ends December 1. The extramural LRPs often allow scientific investigators to remain in the research workforce, achieve research independence, and focus their efforts on advancing the health of the nation without having to worry about their student loan debt. The extramural LRPs include Clinical Research, Pediatric Research, Health Disparities Research, Contraception and Infertility Research, and Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds.
Applicants must possess a doctoral-level degree (with the exception of the Contraception and Infertility Research LRP); be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident; devote 20 hours or more per week to conducting qualified research funded by a university, nonprofit organization, or federal, state, or local government entity; and have qualified educational loan debt equal to or exceeding 20 percent of their institutional base salary.
For details, please click here.
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Hem/Onc Research in Progress Seminar cancelled
Pathology Research Seminar cancelled
Sequencing Data Interest Group (SDIG) Meeting
Special Seminar: Metastatic Breast Cancer
Physiology & Biophysics Seminar
Skeletal Research Center Seminar
Immunology Seminar cancelled
Taussig Cancer Institute Core Curriculum Series
Grand Rounds cancelled
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds cancelled
Cancer Center Seminar Series/ Blood Club cancelled
Hematology/ Oncology Fellows Conference cancelled
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Case CCC Scientific Series- TREC
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
AACR Eighth Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research
32nd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
AACR Seminar: Genetics and Biology of Brain Cancers
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop
AACR-IASLC Joint Conference on Molecular Origins of Lung Cancer: Prospects for Personalized Prevention and Therapy
AACR-JCA 8th Joint Conference on Cancer Genomics, Epigenomics, and the Development of Novel Therapeutics
AACR 101st Annual Meeting
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
DoD BCRP Era of Hope Scholar Awards:
AACR Clinical and Translational Cancer Research Fellowships
NIH Bulletin – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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