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March 5, 2012
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MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Cancer Center Seminar Series: Imaging Protease Activity in Cancer and Inflammation
Friday, March 9
Please join us March 9 for the next Cancer Center Seminar Series where Dr. Matthew Bogyo, Associate Professor of Pathology at Stanford University, will present Imaging Protease Activity in Cancer and Inflammation.
Dr. Bogyo's interests are focused on the use of chemistry to study the role of proteases in human disease. In particular his laboratory is currently working on understanding the role of cysteine proteases in tumorgenesis and also in the life cycle of the human parasites, Plasmodium falciparum and Toxoplasma gondii.
NCI Office of Cancer Centers Learning Series Webinar: The Clinical Assay Development Program – A Resource for Assay Validation
The NCI Office of Cancer Centers Learning Series is offering a free webinar March 13, from 2-3 pm. Register today to learn more about the Clinical Assay Development Program, including eligibility and application requirements and available resources for those who are accepted.
Cancer Cell Signaling Program Meeting of the Cytokine Signaling, Inflammation, and Cancer Focus Group
Drs. Xiaoxia Li and George Stark wish to invite you to the Cancer Cell Signaling Program meeting of the Cytokine Signaling, Inflammation, and Cancer Focus Group on March 13. We will provide snacks and an atmosphere that is conducive to collegial discussion and interaction. The meeting will be held at The College Club of Cleveland from 3-5 pm.
Please respond to Tracy Rehl by Thursday, March 8 if you plan to attend.
Ethical Internet Research: Informed Consent Regulations and Realities
The CWRU Office of Research Compliance is offering a webinar, Ethical Internet Research: Informed Consent Regulations and Realities, on March 15 from 1-2:30 pm.
The goal of this webinar is to explore the application of the regulations to research conducted via the internet. This webinar will be of interest to anyone involved with internet research in either the biomedical or social and behavioral contexts. Register today.
Grant Writing and Reviewing Workshop
A grant writing and reviewing workshop will be offered March 29 in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium. Alan L. Willard, PhD, Deputy Director of the Division of Extramural Research for NIH/NINDS, will give two presentations:
Registration is not necessary for this event.
Case CCC Clinical Research Retreat
There will be a Case CCC Clinical Research Retreat on April 4 in the Dively Building. An opening reception will start at 5:30 pm, followed by dinner and presentations from 6-8:30 pm.
The agenda will focus on new initiatives of critical importance to clinical investigators. Topics will include:
Cancer and Primary Care Research International Network (Ca-PRI) Meeting
The 2012 Cancer and Primary Care Research International Network (Ca-PRI) meeting will be held June 5-7 in Cleveland, Ohio. It is shaping up to be a fabulous meeting, and you are encouraged to attend. A good number of abstracts have already been submitted, but the deadline to submit an abstract has been extended to March 20 to allow everyone who would like to submit an abstract the opportunity to do so.
Highlights of the meeting this year include:
Please plan on attending this meeting, and help to make this 5th meeting of the Ca-PRI Network a great success. If you would like any further information, please contact Christine Rhoads or Jan Bunyan.
Specialized Program of Research Excellence in Gastrointestinal Malignancies (GI SPORE)
All Faculty members are invited to submit outlines for pilot projects to be funded by the NIH P50 GI SPORE. Proposals must be submitted through CTSC Webgrants. Please note that a SPORE project must be directed toward translational research of a GI malignancy. At least one specific aim should involve either direct patient contact or the study of patient derived tissue samples.
Deadline: April 2
Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award
Applications for the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) are being solicited by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Defense Health Program. The PRMRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA) is intended to support studies that will make an important contribution toward research and/or patient care for a disease or condition related to at least one of the Congressionally directed FY12 PRMRP topic areas.
Pre-Application Deadline: April 10
Ovarian Cancer Research Program
Applications for the Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP) are being solicited by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Defense Health Program:
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Cancer Imaging Program Meeting
Cancer Biology Prostate Cancer Endowed Chair Candidate Seminar
Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Pathology Seminar
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Center for Translational Neuroscience
Immunology Students/Fellows Research in Progress Seminar Series
Chair of Cancer Biology Candidate Seminar
Molecular Biology and Microbiology Seminar
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Seminar
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Cancer Center Research in Progress Seminar
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Ca-PRI Annual Meeting: Learning from Our Differences
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
NCI Second Symposium on Translational Genomics
Midwest Blood Club Symposium
Sternlicht Memorial Lectureship in Cancer Biology and Pharmacology
Department of Biomedical Engineering Special Seminar
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Building Evidence for Decision-Making
DOD Breast Cancer Research Program Era of Hope Award
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
Notice of Response Date Extension for Request for Information (RFI): Updating the National Institutes of Health Research Plan on Fragile X Syndrome and Associated Disorders (NOT-HD-12-012)(NOT-HD-12-015)
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