March 25, 2013
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Ohio Hospitals to Study Colon Cancer
Trials Should Test Combinations, Sequences of Novel Treatments for Prostate Cancer
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Discussion for Female Faculty Members
Female faculty members are invited to attend Advice from Full Professors: How to Avoid being Marginalized, a discussion on ways to ensure your voice is heard and your participation is welcomed and respected. The discussion, led by Lyndsay Harris, Sana Loue and Z. Meral Ozsoyoglu, will be Wednesday, April 3, from 12-1:30 pm in the Cleveland Room of Thwing Center.
Lunch will be served and seating is limited. RSVP to Susan Freimark at firstname.lastname@example.org. The event is sponsored by the Women Faculty Leadership Development Institute of the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women.
Case Gastrointestinal Cancers SPORE Retreat
Registration is open for the Case Gastrointestinal Cancer SPORE Retreat, scheduled for Friday, April 26 in Dively Rm. 202. The agenda is still being finalized, but discussion topics include Colon Cancer; Barrett's Esophagus; Cancer Metastasis; Cancer Prevention; and Cancer in Minorities. There will be a poster session at noon. All trainees and fellows are invited to submit poster abstracts to Dr. John Wang at email@example.com by Monday, April 15. A cash prize will be awarded to the best poster.
Skin Diseases Research Center
The Skin Diseases Research Center (SDRC) is funded by a grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. The goal of the Center is to foster translational and basic research in cutaneous biology and skin diseases. The SDRC sponsors innovative research through its Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Program.
The SDRC plans to support four new P&F projects for funding for one or two years. Projects are supported with the understanding that the PI will subsequently apply for NIH or equivalent funding using preliminary data acquired during the P&F project period.
Funding for the second year is contingent upon progress and submission of a second application. They must fall into three categories:
Deadline: April 1
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 1
Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network (BETRNet)
All Faculty members at participating institutions are invited to submit applications for Individual and/or Cross BETRNet pilot projects of up to $50,000 to be funded by the U54 BETRNet. Note that a BETRNet project must be directed toward translational research related to Barrett's Esophagus. At least one specific aim should involve either direct patient contact or the study of patient derived tissue samples.
Deadline: May 10
Computational Genomic Epidemiology of Cancer Postdoctoral Training Program
The Case CCC invites applications to its 2-3 year NCI-funded Computational Genomic Epidemiology of Cancer Postdoctoral Training Program. The program combines a mentored cancer research project designed by the fellow in collaboration with their mentors with a specialized curriculum of formal didactic training and individualized longitudinal curriculum.
Candidates with an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree, strong quantitative skills, and an interest in a career in genetics research are encouraged to apply.
Pathology Research Seminar Series
Special Presentation: Division of Hematology and Oncology Research Scientist Candidate
Sequencing Data Interest Group (SDIG)
Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds canceled
Medicine Grand Rounds
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Pathology Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Research in Progress canceled
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds canceled
Hematology and Oncology Fellows Conference
Cancer Center Seminar Series
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Impact of Genomics on Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: Open Drug Policy Forum
Annual Cancer Center Scientific Retreat
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
National GvHD Health Symposium
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
Case CCC ACS IRG
International Union Against Cancer (UICC) International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowships
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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