January 22, 2013
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Vaccines Might Become Another Way to Fight Cancer
Who to Watch: Health Care/Dr. Marcos De Lima: Director, Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplant Program, Seidman Cancer Center, University Hospitals
Crain's Cleveland Business - Who to Watch: Health Care/First Class of Harrington Scholars: Harrington Discovery Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Smartphone Apps Can Fall Short in Detecting Skin Cancer, Study Finds
New Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core Facility
The former Case CCC Biostatistics Core Facility has undergone some significant changes! Now called the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core Facility, this shared resource has brought on genetic epidemiologist and biostatistician Dr. Jill Barnholtz-Sloan as Co-Director and expanded services in bioinformatics including:
Further descriptions of services and updated policies and fees are on the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core Facility website. Facility Director Dr. Mark Schluchter and Co-Directors Drs. Paul Elson and Jill Barnholtz-Sloan are also available to answer your questions.
November CTSC Core Utilization Award Recipients
Congratulations to the recipients of the November CTSC Core Utilization Awards:
American Cancer Society IRG Awards
The Case CCC, with funds from its American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant, will provide seed money to foster cancer research by junior faculty who have no current national grant support of their own. Investigators in the CWRU School of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine as well as in other schools and colleges in the University are eligible. Grants, not to exceed $30,000, will be awarded to investigators who intend to gather preliminary data to be used in seeking future and independently funded programs.
LOI Deadline: February 18
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Prostate Cancer Symposium
The Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, Lerner Research Institute, and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center invite you to a symposium on The Role of Interferon in Metastasis and Resistance to DNA Damage in Prostate Cancer, February 7 in Cleveland Clinic Room Q1-300. Capacity is limited, so please register today!
TRCCC Annual Meeting: The Power of Negative Thinking: Inhibiting the Inhibitors of Tumor Immunity
Registration is open for the 16th Annual Meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium (TRCCC), The Power of Negative Thinking: Inhibiting the Inhibitors of Tumor Immunity. Held February 20-22 at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, PA, this meeting will feature two symposiums focused on Tumor-mediated Immune Suppression and Vaccine and Cellular Therapy, with spotlight sessions on Imaging and Viral Vectors. The agenda will also include a poster session. Researchers, institutional officials, and students are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations by February 4.
Breast Cancer Program in Development Annual Retreat
Drs. William Schiemann and Lyndsay Harris, Co-Leaders of the Breast Cancer Program in Development, invite you to attend the program Annual Retreat on Monday, March 11 in the Dively Building on CWRU campus. The agenda and program information will be available soon.
Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Medicine Grand Rounds
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference canceled
Pathology Grand Rounds
Immunology Faculty Research in Progress Seminar Series
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Conference/Curriculum Series
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Cancer Center Research in Progress
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
The Role of Interferon in Metastasis and Resistance to DNA Damage in Prostate Cancer
IMPACT: Improving Sickle Cell Patient Adherence Through Collaborative Teaching
Breast Cancer Conference
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
16th Annual Meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium (TRC3): The Power of Negative Thinking: Inhibiting the Inhibitors of Tumor Immunity
National GvHD Health Symposium
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Award for International Collaboration in Cancer Research
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Translational Research Program
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
Notice Announcing FAQ Page and Pre-Application Webinar for RFA-OD-12-007 "NIH Revision Applications for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (P30)" (NOT-OD-13-025)
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