September 21, 2009
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
Please read an important editorial, "Redefining Cancer Research", in which Science Editor-in-Chief Dr. Bruce Alberts discusses the need for a bold new initiative in cancer research. We at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center are well on our way to leading research efforts along the pathway outlined by Dr. Alberts.
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Stan Gerson, MD
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Pair of Grants Will Boost Prostate Cancer, Kidney Disease Research at Cleveland Clinic
NIH GRANT APPLICATION FORM REVISIONS
The NIH has announced significant changes to its grant application form. All new/resubmission applications with due dates on/after January 25, 2010 are required to use the new form. Among other changes, the new form sets shortened page limits and adds new research strategy, significance, innovation and approach sections. In addition, biosketch requirements now include a personal statement section asking that proposed personnel, "Briefly describe why your experience and qualifications make you particularly well-suited for your role (e.g., PD/PI, mentor, participating faculty) in the project that is the subject of the application."
To view the notice, please click here.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– Sequencing Data Interest Group (SDIG) Meeting
The Cancer Center is organizing a biweekly Sequencing Data Interest Group (SDIG) meeting. The aim is to bring all colleagues' effort and expertise together, so they can learn and benefit from each other to DIG out more from the huge data sets since this area is new and moving very fast. Anyone who has an interest in generating sequencing data and data analysis are welcome to attend.
The first SDIG meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 28 at 2:30 pm in WRB 1-402. Dr. Mark Adams is scheduled to present. For a list of additional meetings, please click here.
Please contact Dr. Shuying Sun for more information.
ASC OHIO DIVISION PILOT GRANT AND FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS SUSPENDED
The Ohio Division Supported Research pilot grants program is suspended for fiscal year 2010 due to budget constraints. Also, Cancer Research Fellowships for clinicals are also under suspension for fiscal year 2010. Silber Fellowships are closed until January 2010.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– Case CCC Clinical Research Retreat
The Case CCC is hosting a Clinical Trials Research Retreat on Tuesday, September 29 from 5:30 pm - 8:45 pm in the Dively Building.
Retreat program includes:
To view the agenda, please click here.
Please RSVP to Bonnie West, firstname.lastname@example.org, 844-8797 by Monday, September 21.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– 9th Annual ECOG Young Investigator's Symposium
The purpose of this annual symposium is to engage promising young clinical investigators in cooperative group clinical research. Individuals are invited to submit an abstract for presentation at the fall ECOG meeting, which will take place on November 6-8th, 2009 Baltimore, MD. The symposium will take place between 8:00-10:00 AM on Saturday, November 7, 2009.
Up to 20 abstracts will be selected for oral or poster presentation. Awardees will receive a travel grant to attend the meeting. Participation in other meeting sessions by awardees is highly encouraged, and a meeting agenda will be distributed at the time of the award notice to facilitate planning.
Individuals are eligible to submit an abstract if the following criteria are met:
The topic may be involve clinical, translational, or basic science research; preference will be given to clinical and translational research.
Please click here for details.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– Case Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics Symposium
The Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics is proud to present the symposium, "Understanding Protein Complexes, Networks and the Interactome", on Monday, October 19. This event will be held in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium 1-413. For this symposium, the Center has invited speakers from distinguished institutions to discuss current developments and applications of computational and wet-lab approaches toward interactome mapping.
Further information on the symposium program schedule will be available within the next few weeks. Registration is free. To register, please send your name and institution/department to CPB-Registration@case.edu.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– 2009 Case CCC Breast Cancer Retreat
The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is planning a one-day Breast Cancer Research Retreat for October 5 at the Sheep Barn, and is inviting all members of the Cancer Center community to attend.
Please contact Retreat Co-Directors, Ruth Keri, PhD or Mark Jackson, PhD with any scientific questions. Please contact Gillian Irwin Todd email@example.com with any additional questions or to RSVP. Registration is required.
For more information and to view the agenda, please click here.
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Hem/Onc Research in Progress Seminar
Physiology & Biophysics Seminar
Immunology Seminar Series
Taussig Cancer Institute Core Curriculum Series
Taussig Cancer Center Core Curriculum Series
Neurosciences Seminar Series
Hematology/ Oncology Fellows Seminar cancelled
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cell Biology Seminar
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Paradigms in Lymphoma Management: A Case Based Approach
Oscar D. Ratnoff Symposium
Breast Cancer Retreat
Case CCC Scientific Series
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
2010 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research
DOD Lung Cancer Research Program Collaborative Translational Research Award
NIH Bulletin – Notices and Funding Opportunities
Gillian Irwin Todd
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Cleveland, Ohio 44106-5065
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