Updated 6/7/12: The criteria for this funding opportunity have changed to include the acceptance of proposals for translational research projects. Therefore, we are extending the internal deadline to next Friday, June 15. ————————————————— OHSU has been invited by the V Foundation to apply for their V Scholar Program, an opportunity for young, talented cancer researchers to gain support in their development into successful, independent investigators. The two-year, $200,000 grant will provide funds directly to young scientists … Read More
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The Macy Easom Cancer Research Foundation has partnered with world-class cancer and stem cell physician-scientists to bring together some of the best minds in the field in hopes of stimulating hepatoblastoma and other pediatric cancer research. OHSU is proud to host the Macy Easom Memorial Lectureship, which will be held in the OHSU Hospital’s eighth-floor auditorium on Tuesday, June 5th at 4 p.m. Dr. Stefano Cairo, Ph.D., a human geneticist at XenTech in Paris, France has … Read More
The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation is calling on beginning nurse researches to apply for the Reseach Career Development Award, which will provide $20,000 to support research training and mentorship. Applications are due July 9, 2012. Checkout out other opportunites in this week’s Funding Alerts.
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation seeks early basic science postdoctoral fellows and physician-scientists to apply for its three-year Cancer Research Fellowship. Depending on level of experience, either $50,000 or $60,000 per year plus $2,000 in lab expenses will be awarded. Applications must be received no later than August 15, 2012. Applicants must have completed one or more of the following degrees or its equivalent in order to be eligible to apply: MD, PhD, DDS, … Read More
The Knight Cancer Institute invites you to attend its latest talk featuring distinguished scientist and Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., a Morris Herztein Endowed Professor in Biology and Physiology University of California, San Francisco, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Dr. Blackburn will be discussing “Telomeres and their maintenance machinery: Ramifications for cells and organisms.” This seminar will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 in the Old Library Auditorium. About Dr. Blackburn Dr. Blackburn is … Read More
The 2012 BioMedicine in 4D Symposium, hosted by OHSU’s Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine, will be held March 21 – 23 in the OHSU Old Library. Keynote speakers include Brian Druker, M.D., on March 22, and Stephen Quake, D.Phil, on March 23. Sessions will explore integration of -omics with new and developing microscopy techniques, expanded role of modeling, and translation of the new approaches into therapies. The Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine brings exciting initiatives … Read More
The V Foundation for Cancer Research Translational Awards provide up to $200,000 per year for three years to fund projects that intend to develop novel approaches to the prevention, detection and treatment of human cancer. Collaboration of investigators from both the lab and clinic is required. Project teams must have a minimum of two scientists from the same facility and the team must possess basic and clinical research expertise. One application is permitted per institution. … Read More
Interested in collecting samples from one of the largest local health systems? This is an opportunity to collaborate with the NW Biobank at Kaiser Permanente to enhance your research. The Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research (KPCHR), in collaboration with OCTRI, is offering another opportunity for OHSU investigators to guide a specimen-collection effort. The NW Biobank at Kaiser Permanente is currently collaborating with OHSU investigators to collect cases in these research areas: prostate cancer, lung cancer, depression, risk biomarkers of … Read More
A list of speakers is now available for the Shared Resources Colloquium on March 21, part of the BioMedicine in 4D conference in the OHSU Old Library. From 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., attend presentations highlighting the OHSU Shared Resources Cores. Core directors will introduce their campus services and how they can help you get the most out of your research endeavors. Please also plan to join us at the end of the day for … Read More
The Department of Defense (DoD) has released RFAs for its highly anticipated Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research Programs. Deadlines vary—find the full program announcements below for more information.