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Newsletter No. 38 -- August, 2000

ITEMS OF INTEREST TO THE IMAGING RESEARCH COMMUNITY:

CIP Web Site:  http://www.cancer.gov/bip

NOTES:

  • The Cancer Imaging Program has moved to the 6th floor in the same building. We have a new mail stop number (MSC-7412) and a new FAX number (301 480 3507).
  • Houston Baker, Ph.D., has joined the CIP as a Program Director.

NIH

  1. IN VIVO CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR IMAGING CENTERS (ICMICs) (CA-01-014)
    Letter of Intent Receipt Date: October 17, 2000; Application Receipt Date: November 28, 2000 The Cancer Imaging Program, Division of Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) invites applications for P50 Research Center Grants for the establishment of In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Centers (ICMICs). This RFA is available at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-01-010.html.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-01-014.html
  2. MEETING: Optical Imaging Workshop - From Bench to Bedside
    When: 7-8 September 2000 Where: Natcher Center, NIH, Bethesda, MD
    URL: http://www.optical-imaging.org/
  3. AVAILABILITY OF NCI ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES APPLICABLE TO BREAST, PROSTATE, OVARIAN, AND HEAD AND NECK CANCERS (NOTICE: CA-00-024)
    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) announces the availability of web-based information and announcements which describe current NCI funding opportunities available to researchers interested in research in all disciplines relevant to cancers of the breast, prostate, ovary, and head and neck. These announcements have been developed in response to recommendations by Progress Review Groups (PRGs) or similar types of priority setting workshops addressing the listed cancers. Currently, the NCI has several PRGs either in various stages of deliberations or planned. More information on PRGs is available at: http://osp.nci.nih.gov/prg_assess/default.htm. Additional announcements will be developed in response to recommendations from these PRGs as their reports are completed.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-CA-00-024.html
  4. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (NCRR) (PAR-00-129)
    Application Receipt Dates: October 1 and February 1, annually The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) is authorized to "make grants to public and nonprofit private entities to expand, remodel, renovate or alter existing research facilities or construct new research facilities". The facilities will be used for basic and clinical biomedical and behavioral research and research training. This program announcement (PA) will be issued yearly. Funds are expected in the NIH Fiscal Year 2001 appropriation for the NCRR Research Facilities Improvement Program (RFIP) to award grants competitively. Special provisions are made for institutions of emerging excellence, designated under section . For this PA, the needs of smaller and developing institutions will be given special consideration.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-00-129.html
  5. DRAFT PHS POLICY ON INSTRUCTION IN THE RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH -- PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 21, 2000
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-00-049.html

Other Government Agencies

  1. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS (NSF 00-0128)
    Deadline for entering the competition: November 7, 2000 (Replaces NSF 99-136) Information available from: NSF Graduate Fellowship Program , Oak Ridge Associated Universities, P.O. Box 3010, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117 Telephone: (865) 241-4300 ; Internet mail: nsfgrfp@orau.gov
    Web Site: http://www.orau.org/nsf/nsffel.htm
    URL: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2000/nsf00128/nsf00128.htm

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