member announcement for 1/27/2015
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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).
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
Application Due: January 30
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Translational Research Grants
AWARD AMOUNT: Two-year grant, totaling $300,000
Application Due: February 4
American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholar Awards
AWARD AMOUNT: Up to $450,000 ($150,000 per year for up to 3 years.)
Application Due: February 6
Wellcome Trust Pathfinder Awards
Academic and commercial organisations in the UK or the Republic of Ireland can apply for individual awards.
Partnerships between academic and commercial entities, based anywhere in the world, can also apply. We envisage that an academic (or not-for-profit) lead with an early-stage programme will build on or establish a partnership with a company that has specialist knowledge and access to technologies to facilitate the development of a specific novel product (see ‘Partnerships’).
Application Due: February 9
CTSI K Scholar Program—Call for Applications
This popular program supports the career development of junior faculty building careers in clinical and translational research, with annual enrollments of 50+ scholars each year representing all four UCSF Schools and a range of disciplines and backgrounds.
Application Due: March 1
2015 AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award
This annual award, funded by an endowment established through a generous bequest from Martin L. Wachtel, honors early-career investigators who have performed outstanding work in the field of cancer research. Entrants must have received their Ph.D. or M.D. within the last 10 years. The award winner(s) are invited to deliver a public lecture on their research and receive a cash award of $25,000. The award winning Essay(s) will be published as a Focus article in Science Translational Medicine.
LOI due March 2
Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Centers (CSCPDPC -CCs) (U01)
LOI due March 2
Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Coordination and Data Management Center (CSCPDPC- CDMC) (U01)
Deadline March 4
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) 2015 Young Investigator Awards.
The $100,000 grants will cover costs associated with a two-year bladder cancer-specific research proposal.
>Call for proposals >Guidelines
Deadline April 1
American Cancer Society: The Role of Health Policy and Health Insurance in Improving Access to and Performance of Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Services
A call for research that evaluates the impact of the many changes now occurring in the healthcare system with a particular focus on cancer prevention, control, and treatment.
Welcome to new HDFCCC members
ALERT: NEW NIH BIOSKETCH FORMAT REQUIRED MAY 25, 2015
The format for NIH biosketches is changing!
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> 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.
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