UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
member announcement for 2/03/2014
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Notes and News

UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) invites applications for the Spring 2014 Cycle including:
NEW Funding Opportunities include E-submission deadline: Monday, February 24, 2014, 2 pm    >get more info

Events This Week

  • Tuesday, Feb 4:
    • 12:00 noon > Diller Building Research-in-Progress Seminar (MBay)
      Jonathan Ostrem, Shokat Lab
    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm > MERC Seminar (Laurel Heights, Room 474)
      "Population Management for Diabetes and Colorectal Cancer Screening: Evidence to Inform Action in Vulnerable Patients" Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, Fellow, HMS Fellowship in General Medicine and Primary Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
      "Health Disparities in Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Tobacco Use and Biomarkers"
      Frank Bandiera, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Cardiovascular Research Institute, School of Medicine, UCSF
  • Wednesday, Feb 5:
    • 12:00 noon > Diller Building Journal Club (MBay)
      Miller Huang, Weiss Lab
    • 12:00 noon > Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds
      "Unlocking Combination Therapies for Cancer: Exploiting Immunogenic Modulation of Tumor Cells to Enhance Immunotherapy" James W. Hodge, MD, Head, Recombinant Vaccine Group, Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • Thursday, Feb 6:
  • Friday Feb 7:


Funding Opportunities

Deadline: Feb 7
The Cancer League, Inc. Proposal Submission Opportunity
The Cancer League's mission is to raise funds for accredited nonprofit organizations in support of the fight against cancer in such areas as early detection, education, patient care services and research for various types of cancer for men, women and children. The Cancer League funds research, patient care, and education proposals related to cancer up to $25,000. The deadline for the current funding cycle is Friday, February 7. If you are interested in applying please contact Jody Frederickson (jfrederickson@support.ucsf.edu) for full allocation guidelines and proposal requirements.

Deadline: Feb 18
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation: Clinical Investigator Award
They have changed the application process for 2014 and no longer require institutional nominations.

LOI Due: Feb 19
BD2K-LINCS-Perturbation Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC) (U54)
This FOA seeks applications to develop a data coordination and integration center (DCIC) that will address the opportunities and challenges provided by two major NIH efforts: Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) and the Library of Integrated Network-Based Cellular Signatures (LINCS).

LOI Deadline: Feb 21
AVON Breast Cancer Safety Net
Up to $100,000 total costs.

Deadline: Feb 24
UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) invites applications for the Spring 2014 Cycle

LOI Deadline: Feb 25
Using Social Media to Understand and Address Substance Use and Addiction (R01)

LOI Deadline: Feb 25
Using Social Media to Understand and Address Substance Use and Addiction (R21)

LOI Deadline: extended to March 2
NIH National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) (U54)

Deadline: March 14
CTCP - CG 14-10013 Make Tobacco History

Deadline: April 1
Mentored Career Development Award in Biomedical Big Data Science for Clinicians and Doctorally Prepared Scientists (K01)

Deadline: April 1
Courses for Skills Development in Biomedical Big Data Science (R25)

Deadline: April 1
Open Educational Resources for Biomedical Big Data (R25)

Deadline May/June 2014
NCI: Fundamental Mechanisms of Affective and Decisional Processes in Cancer Control

Deadline: June 3
2015 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Competition

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