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April 4, 2019

 
NEWS
 
 
 

The Cancer Center at Illinois Named New AACI Member
The CCIL was recently named the newest member of the Association of American Cancer Institutes. The AACI comprises 98 premier academic and freestanding cancer research centers in the U.S. and Canada and is dedicated to reducing the burden of cancer by enhancing the impact of North America's leading academic cancer centers. Read the full article here

 
UPCOMING EVENTS

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. 

 
 
 
 

IHSI Health IDEAS 2019 Lectures
Fasting Mimicking Diets, Regeneration, and Age-Related Diseases
Valter Longo, PhD, University of Southern California
April 11, 2019 | 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. (reception to follow)
Beckman Institute Auditorium

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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.

 
 
 
 

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.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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.

 
 
CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS

Individualizing Medicine Conference
Submissions are encouraged on topics related to precision oncology, including but not limited to: immunotherapy, genomics, precision therapy, pharmacogenomics, bioinformatics, biomarker discovery, and others. Clinicians, physician researchers, students and others interested in precision oncology are invited to submit an abstract. Learn more.

Deadline: June 17, 2019

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

** New** Ovarian Cancer: (1) Investigator-Initiated Research Award; (2) Pilot Award
DOD
Deadline: July 24, 2019

** New** Ovarian Cancer: (1) Clinical Development Award; (2) Dean and Assistant Dean (Leadership) Award; (3) Early Career Investigator Award
DOD
Deadline: July 31, 2019

** New** Lung Cancer Research: (1) Career Development Award; (2) Idea Development Award; (3)  Investigator-Initiated Translational Research Award; (4) Translational Research Partnership Award
DOD
Deadline: August 21, 2019

** New** Peer Reviewed Cancer Research: (1) Career Development Award; (2) Horizon Award; (3) Idea Award with Special Focus; (4) Impact Award; (5) Translational Team Science Award
DOD
Deadline: September 21, 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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