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April 11, 2019

 
NEWS
 
 
 

CCIL Scholar Riding with the Illini 4000
Bioengineering senior and CCIL scholar Erin Tevonian will embark on a cross-country bike ride this May with the Illini 4000 in support of cancer research and patients. Read more.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Researchers Combating Osteosarcoma in Dogs
CCIL member Timothy Fan's research explores osteosarcoma in canine patients. This type of cancer affects thousands of dogs each year, and Fan's work has potential to deliver considerable medical advances. Read more.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

 
 
 
 

Carle Cancer Research Update Meeting
April 12, 2019 | 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Carle Cancer Center (Houseworth Conference Room)

Topics and Speakers
Synergistic Combination of Oncolytic Virotherapy and Immunotherapy for Glioma
Edward Roy, Bingtao Tang, and Terence Lichtor

Ultrafast Label-Free Tissue Histopathology for Breast Cavity Shave Margins by Chemical Imaging
Rohit Bhargava, Anirudh Mittal, and Anna Higham

 
 

American Cancer Society
Relay for Life
April 12 | 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. | Main Quad

 
 

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.

 
 
 
 

POSTPONED—C*STAR Spring Reception and Poster Session
The C*STAR Reception and Poster Session has been rescheduled to the Fall 2019 semester. More details on the event 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** AACR-MPM Oncology Charitable Foundation Transformative Cancer Research Grants
American Association for Cancer Research
Letter of Intent Deadline: May 10, 2019
Full Application Deadline: August 2, 2019

** New** Leukemia Research Grants
When Everyone Survives Foundation
Deadline: June 1, 2019 

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

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

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

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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