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February 28, 2019

 
 
NEWS

Register Now for Cancer Research Advocacy Day
Registration is now open for Cancer Research Advocacy Day. The event is a way to promote interactions between cancer survivors, researchers, and clinicians and honor those who have been impacted by the disease. View the agenda, check out the scheduled speakers, and reserve your spot here.

 
 
 
 

Register for the TiMe Day Symposium
The third annual TiMe Day Symposium on April 26, 2019, will highlight research from the program, include keynote and plenary talks, and culminate with a poster session in which all graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to present their work. Illinois faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend this event, and graduate students and undergraduates conducting tissue microenvironment-related research are invited to submit abstracts and present posters. Reserve your spot here

 
 
 
 
 
 

New Study Explores the Interplay Between Chronic Stress and Breast Cancer
A recent Illinois research study reveals that chronic stress promotes breast cancer stem cells and identifies that vitamin C may be an effective therapy. Learn more.

 
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.

 
 
 
 

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

 
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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