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NCI Cancer Community Partnership: BRCA + Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Connecting Scientists With the Cancer Community 

Wednesday,  October 20, 2021 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm

We will begin with an overview of research and NCI clinical trials from current NCI trainees, then listen to the patient perspective regarding BRCA+ cancers and conclude with a Q&A discussion with the speakers.  Please register today to receive the meeting details. To learn more, please visit the NCI Cancer Community Partnership website or contact ncicancercommunity@nih.gov 

Events and Trainings

NCI Fellow Orientation

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 12:00pm (Bethesda Fellows) 

Wednesday October 20, 2021 at 09:00am (Frederick Fellows)

Please be sure to attend the mandatory NCI New Fellow Orientation. During orientation you will learn about resources and activities to help you make the most out of your fellowship. Please note, you must register in advance in order to receive the meeting details. 

Black Cancer Researchers Monthly Meeting

Wednesday October 20, 2021 at 04:00pm 

Black Cancer Researchers (BCR) was established to build the community and support Black scientists at the NCI.  Join us to learn more about the scientists in the BCR community. 

Not a member? Join the listserv today! 

Bioinformatics Training and Education Program (BTEP): ACCESS GEO, SRA, ArrayExpress, TCGA, GTEx and more with Qiagen IPA Land Explorer FREE TRAIL for NCI

Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 1:00pm-2:00pm

Announcing a FREE 30 day TRIAL to Qiagen IPA’s Land Explorer (an add-on to the existing NCI Qiagen IPA license). If you are interested in access to the FREE TRIAL, please register for this webinar. A follow-up survey will gather your input and opinion as to whether this tool should be added to the NCI Qiagen IPA license. Your feedback is CRITICAL to making this happen.

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Bioinformatics Training and Education Program (BTEP): Bulk RNA-SEQ Analysis on NIDAP

Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 2:00pm-3:00pm

Topics you will learn about include the theory behind RNA-seq and many of the methodologies we use in the analysis, as well as a full tutorial on how to complete a basic Bulk RNA-seq analysis, including filtering and QC, PCA, expression heatmaps, differential expression of genes analysis, volcano plots, and pathway/gene set analysis. After you complete this training, you will become eligible for further training workshops in which you will learn how to upload your own data to the platform to begin your own analyses and gain access to workshops with our trainers to help you overcome any dataset-specific challenges that you may encounter.

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CCR Fellows Young Investigators (CCR-FYI) Association Monthly Meeting

Thursday October 28, 2021 at 11:00am 

The CCR-FYI Association enhances the intramural training program, fosters communication among fellows and the CCR research community, and serves as a liaison to CCR senior management on programs affecting the training experience. Association members can volunteer to serve on the Steering Committee (SC). Membership to the CCR-FYI is not limited to CCR fellows and young investigators; fellows from other NCI DOCs may become members upon approval by voting members of the CCR-FYI Steering Committee. All meetings are scheduled on the last Thursday of every month at 11:00 AM through Microsoft Team Meeting.  For questions, please email nciccrfyi@mail.nih.gov

Bioinformatics Training and Education Program (BTEP): Single-Cell RNA-SEQ Analysis on NIDAP

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 2:00pm-3:00pm

Topics you will learn about include the theory behind scRNA-seq and many of the methodologies we use in the analysis, as well as a full tutorial on how to complete a basic scRNA-seq analysis, including filtering and QC, PCA and merging of objects, TSNE and UMAP projections, cell type annotation, coloring cells by gene expression or other metadata, and differential expression of genes analysis. After you complete this training, you will become eligible for further training tutorials in which you will learn how to upload your own data to the platform to begin your own analyses and gain access to workshops with our trainers to help you overcome any dataset-specific challenges that you may encounter.

Click here for Details and Registration

CCT Fellow Orientation

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 12:00pm (Bethesda Fellows) 

Wednesday November 10, 2021 at 09:00am (Frederick Fellows)

New to NCI and located at the Bethesda campus?  Need to learn how to navigate NCI and NIH resources? Join CCT to learn more about getting to know the NCI, trainee expectations, career and professional development opportunities, and more. Open to all NCI trainees. Please register at https://forms.office.com/g/QkGNanrLdc

Black Cancer Researchers Monthly Meeting

Wednesday November 17, 2021 at 04:00pm 

Black Cancer Researchers (BCR) was established to build the community and support Black scientists at the NCI.  Join us to learn more about the scientists in the BCR community. 

Not a member? Join the listserv today! 

CCR Fellows Young Investigators (CCR-FYI) Association Monthly Meeting

Thursday November 18, 2021 at 11:00am 

The CCR-FYI Association enhances the intramural training program, fosters communication among fellows and the CCR research community, and serves as a liaison to CCR senior management on programs affecting the training experience. Association members can volunteer to serve on the Steering Committee (SC). Membership to the CCR-FYI is not limited to CCR fellows and young investigators; fellows from other NCI DOCs may become members upon approval by voting members of the CCR-FYI Steering Committee. All meetings are scheduled on the last Thursday of every month at 11:00 AM through Microsoft Team Meeting.  For questions, please email nciccrfyi@mail.nih.gov

Frederick Diversity Committee

Friday, November 19, 2021 at 1:00PM

The Frederick Diversity Committee (FDC) is a group of fellows, post-bacs and graduate students from NCI at Frederick striving to promote diversity and inclusivity at the Frederick campus. FDC aspire to create avenues for all colleagues on the Fort Detrick campus and ATRF to develop multiple facets of their professional and personal lives. Learn more about the FDC at https://ncifrederick.cancer.gov/diversity/

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