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February 20, 2007 • Volume 4 / Number 8 E-Mail This Document  |  Download PDF  |  Bulletin Archive/Search  |  Subscribe

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Following are newly released NCI research funding opportunities:

70 Years of Excellence in Cancer Research

If Memory Serves...

In November 1937, NCI awarded its first research grants, which totaled $90,925 by the end of that fiscal year. The first recipients were Dr. Louis F. Fieser of Harvard - $27,550 to study chemical structures and carcinogenesis; Dr. E. O. Lawrence of the University of California, Berkeley - $30,000 to study the development of a cyclotron for cancer therapy; and Dr. Edward Wallace of the University of Cincinnati - $1,500 for the study of the pituitary gland and cancer. (Read more).

For more information about the birth of NCI, go to http://www. cancer.gov/aboutnci/ncia.

The American College of Radiology Imaging Network
Announcement Number: RFA-CA-07-505
Letter of Intent Receipt Date: March 10, 2007.
Application Receipt Dates: April 10, 2007.

This is a renewal of RFA-CA-03-502. This funding opportunity will use the U01 award mechanism. For more information, see http://cri.nci.nih.gov/4abst.cfm?initiativeparfa_id=3684. Inquiries: Barbara A.
Galen - bgalen@mail.nih.gov

Lung Cancer and Inflammation
Announcement Number: RFA-CA-07-046
Letter of Intent Receipt Date: March 23, 2007.
Application Receipt Date: April 23, 2007

This funding opportunity will use the R01 award mechanism. For more information, see http://cri.nci.nih.gov/4abst.cfm?initiativeparfa_id=3683. Inquiries: Dr. R. Allan Mufson - mufsonr@mail.nih.gov

Diet Composition and Energy Balance
Announcement Number: PA-07-218
New Application Receipt Dates: June 5 and Oct. 5, 2007; Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5, 2008; Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5, 2009; Feb. 5, 2010.

This is a renewal of PA-06-173 and will use the R01 award mechanism. For more information, see http://cri.nci.nih.gov/4abst.cfm?initiativeparfa_id=3679. Inquiries: Dr. Sharon Ross - sr75k@nih.gov

Bioengineering Research Grants
Announcement Number: PA-07-279
New Application Receipt Dates: June 5 and Oct. 5, 2007; Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5, 2008; Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5, 2009.

This is a renewal of PA-06-419 and will use the R01 award mechanism. For more information, see http://cri.nci.nih.gov/4abst.cfm?initiativeparfa_id=3681. Inquiries: Dr. Houston Baker - bakerhou@mail.nih.gov

CCR Grand Rounds
February 27: Dr. Monica Justice, Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine. "Mouse Models of Hematologic Diseases."

March 6: Dr. Zena Werb, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco. "Deciphering the Tumor Microenvironment During Breast Cancer Progression."

CCR Grand Rounds are held 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD, in the Clinical Center's Lipsett Amphitheater.

Academic-Industrial Partnerships for Development and Validation of In Vivo Imaging Systems and Methods for Cancer Investigations
Announcement Number: PAR-07-214
New Application Receipt Dates: June 5 and Oct. 5, 2007; Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5, 2008; Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5, 2009; Feb. 5, 2010.

This is a renewal of PA-04-095 and PAR-03-157 and will use the R01 award mechanism. For more information, see http://cri.nci.nih.gov/4abst.cfm?initiativeparfa_id=3682. Inquiries: Dr. Guoying Liu - guoyingl@mail.nih.gov; Dr. Robert Nordstrom - nordstrr@mail.nih.gov; Dr. Houston Baker - bakerhou@mail.nih.gov; Dr. Keyvan Farahani - farahank@mail.nih.gov; Dr. James A. Deye - deyej@mail.nih.gov