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February 21, 2019

 
 
NEWS

Cancer Survivors Bring Their Perspective to the Cancer Center's Efforts
The News Gazette recently featured the CCIL's Cancer Research Advocacy Group and their impact on the center's cancer research efforts. Read the article here.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Student Spotlight: Graduate Student Catherine Applegate
Catherine Applegate, a third-year graduate student working toward her PhD in nutritional sciences, is currently researching the molecular effects of tomatoes on the prostate tumor microenvironment as part of the TiMe Program. Read more about Catherine and her research 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.

 
 
 
 

March Faculty Seminar Series
Join us for March Faculty Seminar Series on March 14 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Beckman Institute (Room 4269) featuring Cecilia Leal, Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Raven Huang, Professor of Biochemistry. 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

 
 

Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group Lecture
Topics in Xplor-NIH Protein Structure Determination
February 25, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Beckman Institute (Third Floor, TCBG Courtyard)

 
CAMPUS FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Public Voices Fellowship
Executive Vice President/Vice President for Academic Affairs
Deadline: April 26, 2019 

 
EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

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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