January 24, 2011
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Genomic Health Announces Multiple Colon Cancer Studies at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Breast Cancer Retreat
The Cancer Center Breast Cancer Retreat is scheduled for Wednesday, February 9 at 9 am in the George S. Dively Building, Room 214. Further details and retreat agenda will be posted soon. Please click here to RSVP.
8th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology
The 8th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology is scheduled for November 10-12 at the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center. Details will be released soon.
Cincinnati Cancer Symposium Series: 2011 Symposium on NF-κB, Cancer, Obesity, and Inflammation
A call for abstracts is now open for the Cincinnati Cancer Symposium Series: 2011 Symposium on NF-κB, Cancer, Obesity, and Inflammation, May 1-4 at the Westin Hotel in Cincinnati. This symposium will include invited talks by leading scientists in the field as well as contributed poster presentations and short talks.
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 11
The 13th International Symposium on Anti-Angiogenic Therapy: Recent Advances and Future Directions in Basic and Clinical Cancer Research
The 13th International Symposium on Anti-Angiogenic Therapy: Recent Advances and Future Directions in Basic and Clinical Cancer Research will be held February 3–5 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla in San Diego, California. This annual state-of-the-art symposium is designed to continue the dialogue and interaction between research and clinical investigators by reviewing the current scientific understanding of vascular biology and angiogenesis. In addition, this symposium provides a forum for presenting the most current preclinical and clinical data on emerging anti-angiogenic agents and regimens. Strategies that inhibit angiogenesis in colorectal, breast, lung, esophageal, gastric, genitourinary, neuroendocrine, central nervous system, hepatocellular and gynecologic malignancies will be discussed. In addition, biomarkers and resistance pathways will be addressed and controversies in the field will be highlighted.
In addition to participating in two panel sessions, Dr. Brian Rini is scheduled to present Anti-Angiogenic Therapy for the Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Macy Faculty Scholars Program
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation recently announced its new Macy Faculty Scholars program. This program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of educational innovators in medicine and nursing. Five awards ($100,000 plus fringe) will be granted per year every two years and only ONE faculty member can be nominated per school. Dean Davis would like to have an applicant from the School of Medicine. In order to be eligible, candidates must: 1) be a faculty member for more than five years in a United States accredited nursing school, allopathic or osteopathic medical school (MD or DO); 2) be nominated by the dean of the school; 3) have a faculty mentor who will advise the candidate on the candidate's educational innovation project and on his/her career development; and 4) be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its territories. You must also have the approval of your Department Chair as 50% of your effort must be commitment to this program.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit the following materials to Carolyn Jenkins (firstname.lastname@example.org) by January 31 so the dean's office can select a single candidate for this award: 1) one-page letter summarizing career objectives; 2) a one page summary of the proposed innovation project; 4) paragraph with mentor's name and relationship; and 5) a copy of your updated CV.
Please review the programs contents to be certain that you meet all the conditions. The potential candidate will be notified no later than February 4.
Internal Deadline: January 31
2011 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research
Nominations are now open for the 2011 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research. This prestigious award recognizes scientists in academic and industrial research around the world whose efforts have made transformational contributions towards the improvement of human health.
Deadline: February 15
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Translational Research Program
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Translational Research Program (TRP) was established to encourage and provide support for new and novel clinical research. The goal of the program is to accelerate transfer of findings from the laboratory to clinical application. The program's purpose is to fund research that shows high promise for translating basic biomedical knowledge to prevention or new treatments and, ultimately, to prolong and enhance life.
Mandatory LOI Deadline: March 1
Lustgarten Foundation 2011 Innovator Program
The Lustgarten Foundation is pleased to announce its 2011 Innovator Awards Program to fund novel, "out of the box" concepts in both translational and basic research. Awards will be funded in the amount of $100,000 for one year, and may be renewable for an additional year of funding. Grants are open to domestic and foreign non-profit institutions.
Spring 2011: Translational Research Innovator Awards
Fall 2011: Basic Research Innovator Awards
National CENter for ReGenerAtive Medicine UnderGraduate StudEnt (ENGAGE) Summer Program
Applications are now being accepted for the National CENter for ReGenerAtive Medicine UnderGraduate StudEnt (ENGAGE) Summer Program. Now in its fourth year, the purpose of the ENGAGE program is to promote and support undergraduate student participation in research and creative projects within the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine. Proposed projects are expected to match the complexity of what is accepted by SOURCE and SPUR funding. This program is now open to all undergraduate students, not just CWRU students. Mentors must be full NCRM members in order to qualify for funding. Projects that provide matching funds and reduce the overall cost of the student will be given higher consideration.
Deadline: March 31
NASA Space Radiation Summer School
Applications are now being accepted for the NASA Space Radiation Summer School, June 6–24. This program is designed for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty with an interest in radiation biology. Both foreign nationals and US citizens may apply to the program. All selected students must satisfy Brookhaven National Laboratory safety and security requirements in order to be admitted. In addition, due to the intense nature of the three-week course, selected students must possess oral and written proficiency in the English language.
Deadline: February 13
New cancer research protocols requiring IRB review will be submitted, reviewed and stored electronically using the Case Cancer IRB electronic, web-based submission and review database provided by iMedRIS™ Data Corporation.
Part 4 (How to Respond to Stipulations) and Part 5 (How to submit Amendments) of the iMedRIS™ training sessions will be offered January through February. All interactive training will be accessible online using Adobe Acrobat Connect and telephone conference line and can be accessed at personal workstations.
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Pathology Research Seminar
Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Taussig Cancer Institute Core Curriculum Series
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Department of Genetics Seminar
Department of Immunology Seminar
Pathology Graduate Student Seminar
DNA Repair Inhibition Journal Club
Cell Biology Visiting Professor Seminar
Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Seminar
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Cancer Center Research in Progress Seminar
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Cancer Center Breast Cancer Retreat
Breast Cancer Detection and Management: Issues for 2011
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
Active Living Research Annual Conference
14th Annual Meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium 2011
Multilevel Interventions in Health Care: Building the Foundation for Future Research Goals
4th Annual Biospecimen Research Network (BRN) Symposium: Advancing Cancer Research Through Biospecimen Science
2011 Clinical and Translational Research and Education Meeting: ACRT/SCTS Joint Annual Meeting
International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Annual Meeting
Cancer Health Disparities Summit 2011
8th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
AICR Research Grant Program
Cancer Research Institute Investigator Award
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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