HDFCCC Member Update

member announcement for 1/27/2015
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Special Events

Register now for these Special HDFCCC events:

Breast Oncology Program Retreat - Feb 5, 6 [register]
JCCSF. Four sessions with scientific themes focused on: genome integrity and DNA repair, imaging for therapeutic effect, novel approaches to cancer therapeutic, risk stratification.

SIX DAYS LEFT TO REGISTER!!!
HDFCCC Off-site Scientific Retreat
, Mar 13 - 14 [register by Feb 1st]
All HDFCCC faculty and lab staff are encouraged to attend.Held at Chaminade Resort & Spa, Santa Cruz.
$60 registration fee covers food and accommodation. PI's please download the poster for your lab and encourage your junior faculty to participate.
Travel Awards announced! Two $1,000 prizes will be awarded at the conference, one for the best talk given by a postdoc or fellow and one for the best talk given by a student.  
The $1,000 prizes awarded to the winning student and winning postdoc or fellow are to be used to cover travel and registration costs to attend a conference. read more

Cancer Center Symposium 2015, March 19 [register]
"Breakthroughs in Cancer Immunotherapy"
The 2015 HDFCCC Symposium will focus on both the basic and translational advances in arming the immune system against cancer. The event will feature 12 presentations by internationally recognized leaders in the field of tumor immunology and immunotherapy, including keynote addresses by Glenn Dranoff, MD (Harvard) and Carl June, MD (University of Pennsylvania).


Calendar

HDFCCC Events Conferences, Symposia, Retreats

Funding Opportunities

just announced!
Application Due:  February 23rd
Grant for Underfunded Cancer Research
Funds are provided by a $100,000 donation from Kure It Cancer Research, and will be matched with $100,000 by the HDFCCC for a single two-year award of $200,000.
Contact Erin Bank with questions.

Current Limited Submission Opportunities (Applications through LSO office)

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News


Welcome to new HDFCCC members



News from UCSF.edu


HDFCCC News In the MEDIA

ALERT: NEW NIH BIOSKETCH FORMAT REQUIRED MAY 25, 2015

The format for NIH biosketches is changing!
> View sample.
> Please see the NIH guide for complete details.

The new format extends the page limit for the biosketch from four to five pages. It also allows researchers to describe up to five of their most significant contributions to science, along with the historical background that framed their research.

The new biosketches include the following sections: Personal Statement, Positions and Honors, Contribution to Science (including publications), and Research Support.


Notes & Resources

UCSF-HDFCCC Karen Gehrman, Communications
415.476.5438 (voice) | communications@cc.ucsf.edu