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March 28, 2019

 
 
NEWS
 
 
 

Brendan Harley Inducted Into AIMBE College of Fellows
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Brendan Harley to its College of Fellows. Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to a medical and biological engineer. Read the full article here

 
UPCOMING EVENTS

April Faculty Seminar Series
Join us for next month's faculty seminar on April 18 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Beckman Institute (Room 4269) featuring Pablo Perez-Pinera, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, and Catherine Murphy, Professor of Chemistry. RSVP here.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bioengineering Seminar
Dan Ma, a research scientist from Case Western Reserve University, will present "Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting: A New Breakthrough for Quantitative MR Imaging" on April 2nd in 2310 Everitt Lab at 11:30 a.m. Find out more

 

 
 
 

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. Find out more.

 
 
 
 

Carle Cancer Research Update Meeting
Join Anna Arthur, Sylvia Crowder, and Kalika Sarma tomorrow at the Carle Cancer Research Update Meeting at 12:00pm at the Carle Cancer Center, Houseworth Conference Room. The topic will be "How Diet and Nutrition Impact Symptoms and Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors."

 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

Inclusive Lab Leaders
Session 3: Recognizing and Navigating Power Dynamics in Research
April 12 | 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. | Beckman (Room 1005)
Facilitators: Beth Hoag and Janice Collins

This session will help PIs define different types of power and how they can be understood in the context of a research team. Attendees will engage in self-reflection about their own power in a research setting and past experiences with how power works in science. Finally, participants will identify and develop tools to empower research teams. Register here.

 
 
 
 

Sing for the Health of It
The Prairie Dragon Paddlers’ annual fundraising event is April 4th. Join them for an evening of live entertainment and help raise money to support breast cancer survivorship and research in the community. More information here. 

 
 
 
 

TiMe Day Symposium
The third annual TiMe Day Symposium on April 26 will highlight research from the program, include keynote and plenary talks, and culminate with a poster session for graduate and undergraduate students. Find out more

 
 
EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

PCF Challenge Award
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Deadline: April 22, 2019

Tina's Wish Rising Star Grants 
Tina Brozman Foundation
Deadline: April 29, 2019

Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (No R33 Clinical Trials)
National Institutes of Health
Deadline: September 27, 2019

Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (No R33 Clinical Trials)
National Institutes of Health
Deadline: September 27, 2019

Innovative Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (No R21 Clinical Trials)
National Institutes of Health
Deadline: September 27, 2019

Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (No R21 Clinical Trials)
National Institutes of Health
Deadline: September 27, 2019

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

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

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

 
 

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