EGRP News Flash - February 10, 2014

The January/February 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
    • 2013 in Review: Key Initiatives, Events, and Publications Sponsored by NCI's Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
    • Announcing New Features for NCI-Sponsored Catalogue of Genetic Simulation Software
  • Selected Funding Opportunity Announcements
    • Early-Stage Innovative Molecular Analysis Technology Development for Cancer Research (R21)
    • Validation and Advanced Development of Emerging Molecular Analysis Technologies for Cancer Research (R33)
    • Early-Stage Development of Innovative Technologies for Biospecimen Science (R21)
    • Validation and Advanced Development of Emerging Technologies for Biospecimen Science (R33)
    • Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilots (Broad Agency Announcement)
    • Computational Analyses Exploiting Reference Epigenomic Maps (R01)
    • Cancer Research Network (CRN) Pilot Projects
    • Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Core Infrastructure and Methodological Research for Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts (UM1)
    • National Cancer Institute (NCI) to Participate in RFA-HL-14-031 "Development of an NIH BD2K Data Discovery Index Coordination Consortium (U24)"
  • NIH Grants Policy Announcements
    • Public Access Compliance Monitor: A New Resource for Institutions to Track Public Access Compliance
    • Changes to Public Access Policy Compliance Efforts Apply to All Awards with Anticipated Start Dates on or after July 1, 2013
  • Job Opportunities
    • Program Director, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch, EGRP
    • Program Director, Host Susceptibility Factors Branch, EGRP
    • Chief, Laboratory of Translational Genomics, DCEG
  • Upcoming Webinars, Seminars, and Workshops
    • Complex Systems, Health Disparities & Population Health: Building Bridges
    • HIV Drug Resistance Program Conference: Host Factors and Cofactors in HIV Infection
    • Symposium on Advances in Endometrial Cancer Epidemiology and Biology
    • Emerging Issues in Head and Neck Cancer Workshop
    • Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control Course
    • Molecular Prevention Course
    • International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES) Annual Meeting
  • Blog Post
    • We Have Come a Long Way: The 2013 Annual Meeting of the NCI Cohort Consortium

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