DCB News, Events, and Meetings
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.
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
|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|
|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|