EGRP News Flash - December 6, 2013

The December issue of the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP)'s Cancer Epidemiology Matters E-News was published this week and sent to E-News subscribers. The archived versionExternal Web Site Policy is now available and includes the following:

  • Featured Articles
    • Network Formed to Discover New Cancer Susceptibility Variants
    • Two Biospecimen Resources Are Now Accepting Proposals for Collaboration
    • The Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program's 10th Anniversary and Annual Meeting
    • Meeting of NCI Cohort Consortium Members Focuses on Leveraging Existing Resources to Accelerate Discovery
  • Selected Funding Opportunity Announcements
    • Cancer Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment Technologies for Global Health (UH2/UH3)
    • NCI Provocative Questions RFAs
    • Sub-Saharan African Collaborative HIV and Cancer Consortia (U54)
    • Interpreting Variation in Human Non-Coding Genomic Regions Using Computational Approaches and Experimental Assessment (R01)
    • Analysis of Genome-Wide Gene-Environment (GxE) Interactions (R21)
    • Collaborative Activities to Promote Metabolomics Research (Admin. Supp.)
    • Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Approaches for Nutrition Research (R01)
    • Research on Malignancies in the Context of HIV/AIDS (R01, R21)
  • NIH Grants Policy Announcements
    • NCI Small Grants Program for Cancer Research (NCI Omnibus R03) was released November 21, 2013, Principal Investigators should note changes to application receipt dates.
    • Change in the NIH Continuous Submission Policy
  • Job Opportunities with EGRP
    • Program Director, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch, EGRP
    • Program Director, Host Susceptibility Factors Branch, EGRP
    • Cancer Research Training Award Fellow, Associate Coordinator for Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts and Consortia, EGRP
    • Chief, Laboratory of Translational Genomics, DCEG
  • Upcoming Webinars, Seminars, and Workshops
    • NCI-NIBIB Point of Care Technologies for Cancer Conference
    • 7th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference: Advancing Survivorship through Multilevel Collaborations – Abstract Submission Deadline
    • Evaluating Genomic Evidence for Medical Decision-Making: A Workshop
    • Complex Systems, Health Disparities & Population Health: Building Bridges
    • HIV Drug Resistance Program Conference: Host Factors and Cofactors in HIV Infection
  • Blog Posts
    • The Continued Importance of Research in Gene-Environment Interactions in 21st Century Epidemiology

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