NIH Intramural Research Program Is Recruiting Earl Stadtman Investigators
The NIH Intramural Research Program is seeking candidates to be named Earl Stadtman Investigators. These tenure-track level positions are for creative and independent thinkers eager to take on high-risk research that will have an impact on the understanding of disease and medicine. Some of the areas of active recruitment include sensory biology and the neurosciences, symptoms research, systems biology, cancer, infectious diseases (including HIV and AIDS), and bioinformatics.
The positions are named for Dr. Earl Stadtman, an accomplished biochemist and mentor, who worked at NIH for more than half a century.
Applicants are asked to share their ideas for a novel research program, their career aspirations, and how they would contribute to the NIH mission. Candidates in any area of biomedical, translational, and behavioral research are invited to apply. Applications must be received by October 1.
Learn more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply online.
Office of China Cancer Programs Issues Report on Symposium
NCI's Office of China Cancer Programs (OCCP) has released a report titled "Personalized Cancer Medicine: Building on 30 Years of China–U.S. Cooperation, Executive Summary." The summary details the proceedings of the 30th Anniversary Symposium, held in Beijing in November 2009 to commemorate 3 decades of a collaborative agreement between the United States and China.
The report also highlights the accomplishments of past and ongoing U.S.–China cancer research studies, summarizes the status of several technologies that are driving the development of personalized cancer medicine, and identifies emerging opportunities for future cooperation in areas including molecular epidemiology, genomics, proteomics, and nanotechnology.
The report is available online. Order copies of this report and other NCI education materials from the NCI Publications Locator Web site or by calling 1-800-4-CANCER.
New Issue of OCG e-News Available
The NCI Office of Cancer Genomics (OCG) recently published a new issue of OCG e-News, a free quarterly newsletter to keep members of the cancer community informed about developments in NCI's genomic programs and initiatives. OCG e-News serves as a resource for understanding cancer genomics by providing the latest news on OCG initiatives, updates on developments and innovations in molecular medicine, and perspectives from patient advocates and researchers behind the science. Learn more about this resource online and share your own ideas and input by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To sign up to receive OCG e-News, as well as updates from the Office of Cancer Genomics, visit http://ocg.cancer.gov/email_signup.asp.