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USAJOBS Job Announcement: NIH Health Science Administrator (09/20/2021 to 09/29/2021) 
Duties of an NIH Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer) include advising grant applicants and grantees, attending scientific review meetings, contributing to funding recommendations, monitoring awarded grants, fostering specific science through initiatives and meetings, engaging the public/scientific communities, and maintaining their own area of scientific expertise.

Congratulations to the presentation award winners of the CSBC/PS-ON/BD-STEP Junior Investigator Meeting (#NCIJI2021). 

A recent Cancer Data Science Pulse Blog features Jerry Li, a Program Director in DCB: For the Love of ... Data! Dr. Jerry Li Describes the Next Data Revolution

A recent Cancer Data Science Pulse Blog was written by Phil Daschner, a Program Director in DCB: Microbiome Bioinformatics Offers New Insight into Bacteria's Impact on Cancer

Upcoming Meetings and Events 

September 20, 2021 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET)
Pre-Application Webinar for the Acquired Resistance to Therapy Network (ARTNet)
NCI staff members will provide orientation and technical assistance to potential applicants of RFA-CA-21-052 & RFA-CA-21-053.   

September 24, 2021 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET)
Pre-Application Webinar for the Translational and Basic Science Research in Early Lesions (TBEL) Program
NCI staff members will provide orientation and technical assistance to potential applicants of RFA-CA-21-054 & RFA-CA-21-055.   

September 28, 2021 (11:00 am – 2:00 pm ET)
Combination Therapies for Cancer Treatment: Micro Lab 3 
This Micro Lab will bring together experts in cancer biology, clinical research, and computational modeling to discuss the impact of intra- and inter-tumoral and patient heterogeneity in the response to combination therapy.

September 30, 2021 (11:00 am – 2:00 pm ET)
Combination Therapies for Cancer Treatment: Micro Lab 4 
This Micro Lab will bring together experts in cancer biology, clinical research, and computational modeling to discuss moving from experimental success to clinical reality. 

October 20, 2021 (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Webinar: Single-Cell Proteomics
Dr. Christina Curtis (Stanford University & NCI HTAN) will discuss single-cell proteomics in a presentation moderated by Dr. Santosh Putta (Qognit Inc).  

November 1-5, 2021 (10:00 am - 4:30 pm ET)
DataViz + Cancer Innovation Lab: Visualizing Data in Context for Novel Insights
NCI, as part of the Cancer Moonshot, is hosting this Innovation Lab to generate creative data visualization strategies for cancer research.  

November 17, 2021 (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Webinar: Microbiome Analyses
Dr. Joao Xavier (MSKCC & NCI CSBC) will describe microbiome analyses in a talk moderated by Dr. Matthew Reilley (University of Virginia).  

December 2-3, 2021 
NCI Symposium on Mutation Signatures and Cancer
This meeting will cover the state of the science of mutation signatures in several key areas: normal and cancer tissues, exogenous and endogenous processes, analytical approaches, and translational aspects.

December 9, 2021 
Oncology Models Forum Fall Seminar
Dr. Kathleen Cho (University of Michigan), Dr. Diego Castrillon (UT Southwestern), and Dr. TC Wu (Johns Hopkins Medical Institute) will discuss challenges in accurately modeling human cancers during this seminar session. 

December 17, 2021 (2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Webinar: Neoantigen Discovery 
Dr. Yi Xing (CHOP & IOTN) will discuss neoantigen discovery in a presentation moderated by Dr. Kellie Smith (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine).  

Reports, Summaries, and Videos from Past Events  

Workshop Dates Reports/Summary
Etiology of Early Onset Colorectal Cancer 09/24/2020 – 09/25/2020 Future Medicine: Early-onset colorectal cancer research: gaps and opportunities
2020 Physical Sciences - Oncology Network (PS-ON) 09/21/2020 - 09/23/2020 YouTube videos: Celebrating a Decade of PS-ON Research and PS-ON Patient Advocacy
DataViz + Cancer MicroLabs 08/31/2020 - 09/09/2020

YouTube videos: MicroLab 1, MicroLab 2, MicroLab 3MicroLab 4 and MicroLab 5

Immuno-Oncology Models 07/09/2020 - 07/10/2020 Cancer Cell: Developing and validating model systems for immuno-oncology
Geroscience Summit 10/04/2019 – 10/06/2019 NIH Videocast: Day 1 and Day 2
Deconstructing Tumor Heterogeneity 09/19/2019 – 09/20/2019 Oncotarget: Deconstructing tumor heterogeneity: the stromal perspective
Innovation Lab: Systems Biology for the Cancer Microbiome 04/29/2019 – 05/03/2019 Trends in Cancer: The cancer microbiome: distinguishing direct and indirect effects requires a systemic view
Gynecology and Women's Health: Benign Conditions and Cancer 04/25/2019 – 04/26/2019 American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Report of the National Cancer Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development–sponsored workshop: gynecology and women’s health–benign conditions and cancer
Liver Fibrosis to Cancer 04/22/2019 – 04/23/2019 NIH Record: NCI workshop explores liver cancer, which is on rise
Lineage Plasticity and AR-independent Prostate Cancer 12/06/2018 – 12/07/2018 Clinical Cancer Research: The role of lineage plasticity in prostate cancer therapy resistance
Evolutionary Dynamics in Cancer 08/09/2018 – 08/10/2018 Nature Genetics: Characterizing the ecological and evolutionary dynamics of cancer
Progesterone and Breast Cancer 06/21/2018 – 06/22/2018 Hormones and Cancer: Progesterone and breast cancer: an NCI workshop report
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