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February 14, 2019

 
 
NEWS
 
 
 

Cancer Center Member Jiawei Han Named Aiken Endowed Chair
Illinois Computer Science Professor Jiawei Han has been named a Michael Aiken Chair, one of the most distinguished honors on campus. Han is an Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering, and his recent research interests include data mining, text mining, information network analysis, and big data analytics. Learn more.

 
 
 

DUE TOMORROW: Cancer Center at Illinois Seed Funding Call for Proposals 
The CCIL Seed Funding program provides support for Illinois cancer research teams, with the expected outcome of a fundable interdisciplinary research proposal. Applications are due February 15. Learn more here. 

 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

C*STAR Spring Reception and Poster Session
Save April 24, 2019, for the upcoming C*STAR Spring Reception and Poster Session at the Beckman Institute. More details to come.

 
 
 
 

February Faculty Seminar Series
Join us for February's Faculty Seminar Series on February 21, 2019, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Beckman Institute (Room 4269) featuring Hong Jin, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, and Bo Wang, Assistant Professor of Comparative Biosciences. Learn more.

 
 
 
 

Join Us for Cancer Research Advocacy Day
Mark your calendars for May 17 for Research Advocacy Day hosted by the CCIL's Cancer Research Advocacy Group (CRAG) at the I-Hotel and Conference Center. The event is a way to promote interactions between cancer survivors, researchers, and clinicians and honor those who have been impacted by the disease. More details to come.

 
 
 
 

Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminars
Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells and Cancer
March 7, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

Dmitry Gabrilovich, MD, PhD
The Wistar Institute

Tumor Microenvironment and Dormancy
March 28, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

Cyrus Ghajar, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

 
 EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Lloyd J. Old Start Program
Cancer Research Institute
Deadline: March 1, 2019

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Program
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Deadline: March 15, 2019

ACS Research Grants
The American Cancer Society
Deadline: April 1, 2019

1. Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
2. Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
National Institutes of Health
Deadline: September 27, 2019

1. Innovative Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
2. Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
National Institutes of Health
Deadline: September 27, 2019

1. Revisions for Incorporation of Novel NCI-Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
2. Revisions for Incorporation of Novel NCI- Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
3. Revisions for Incorporation of Novel NCI-Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (U2C Clinical Trial Optional)
National Institutes of Health
Deadline: September 27, 2019
 

Provocative Questions (PQs) in Cancer with an Underlying HIV Infection (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Department of Health and Human Services
August 3, 2020

FY19 Breast Cancer Research Program
DOD
Deadlines Vary

 
 

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