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DCB News, Events, and Meetings


USAJOBS Announcement - NIH Health Scientist Administrator (01/18/2022 - 01/27/2022Duties 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.

DCB Branches with interest in hiring a Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer) include the Cancer Cell Biology Branch, the Cancer Immunology, Hematology, and Immunology Branch, and the DNA and Chromosome Aberrations Branch. Please contact the Branch Chiefs for additional information.             

A recent Cancer Currents Blog features DCB-funded research and includes a perspective from Lillian Kuo, a Program Director in DCB: Tumors May Shed Protein to Create Barriers that Block Immune Cells

Upcoming Meetings and Events 

January 24-28, 2022 
Ideas Lab: Biologically Informed Models of Combination Therapies
The Ideas Lab will bring together cancer researchers, biomedical engineers, and computational modelers to develop innovative approaches that enable biologically-informed combination therapies for cancer. 

February 14, 2022 
Application Deadline: DCB Summer Undergraduate Research Program
This program is open to rising junior and senior undergraduates with limited (0-1 years) research experience who are interested in solving complex problems in cancer biology. 

March 23-25, 2022 
NCI SeroNet Investigators Meeting
This meeting will bring together members of SeroNet to share cutting edge research into understanding the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection and/or vaccines, as well as to provide an opportunity to foster new ideas and collaborations across SeroNet.

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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