EGRP News Flash - November 6, 2013

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

  • Featured Articles
    • EGRP Launches Online Searchable Database for Cancer Epidemiology and Genomics Researchers
    • Invitation to Provide Comments on NIH's Draft Genomic Data Sharing Policy
    • NCI Workshop Investigates Use of Existing Biospecimen Resources for Early Cancer Detection
    • New Geographic Information Systems and Science Tools for Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Selected Funding Opportunity Announcements
    • Avon Foundation/NCI/The Center for Advancing Innovation Breast Cancer Start-Up Challenge
    • NIH Health Care Systems Collaboratory – Demonstration Projects for Pragmatic Clinical Trials Focusing on Multiple Chronic Conditions (UH2/UH3) NLM Administrative Supplements for Informationist Services in NIH-Funded Research Projects
    • Cancer Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment Technologies for Global Health (UH2/UH3)
    • NCI Provocative Questions (R01, R21)
    • Sub-Saharan African Collaborative HIV and Cancer Consortia (U54) Centers of Excellence for Big Data Computing in the Biomedical Sciences (U54)
    • Interpreting Human Variation in Human Non-Coding Genomic Regions Using Computational Approaches and Experimental Assessment (R01)
    • Analysis of Genome-Wide Gene-Environment Interactions (R21)
    • Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Approaches for Nutrition Research (R01)
    • Research on Malignancies in the Context of HIV/AIDS (R01, R21)
  • NIH Grants Policy Announcements
    • Resuming NIH Extramural Activities After the 2013 Government Shutdown
    • NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
  • Job Opportunities with EGRP
    • Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch Seeks Program Director
    • Host Susceptibility Factors Branch Seeks Program Director
  • Upcoming Webinars, Seminars, and Workshops
    • Webinar: Overview of Draft NIH Genomics Data Sharing Policy
    • 3rd Annual Society for Epidemiologic Research Digital Student Novel Methods Web Conference
    • Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program Extended Environmental Exposures Annual Meeting
    • Asia Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting
    • 2013 NCI Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting
    • Asia Cohort Consortium Fall Meeting
    • 2013 NCI Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting
  • Blog Posts
    • A New Resource for Researching the Epidemiology and Genomics of Cancer: CGEN
    • Building Team Science: Opportunities to Propose Ancillary Studies to the Framingham Heart Study

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