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March 12, 2018

Bruner Appointed as NCI Global Health Working Group Co-Chair

Deborah Watkins Bruner, RN, PhD, FAAN, associate director for mentorship, education and training at Winship, was recently appointed as co-chair of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Global Health Working Group. In this role, Bruner will review the NCI global portfolio and provide recommendations for the allocation of NCI's resources.
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Winship Fans Attend "Heart of the Hawks" Game
Thanks to Emory's partnership with the Atlanta Hawks, dozens of Winship faculty, staff, and volunteers received complimentary tickets to the Mar. 11 home game with the Chicago Bulls. A portion of ticket sales to the special "Heart of the Hawks" game will go toward cancer research at Winship.
Winship Gears Up for Milestone Nursing Symposium
The 10th Annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium is Mar. 16-17 in Stone Mountain, Ga. Pictured: symposium committee members Renee Spinks, JB Belonio, Joan Giblin, Tricia Crabtree, Emily Bracewell, Deena Gilland, and Monique Jones.
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Window Into Winship

This week we are taking readers inside the Women in Winship committee, whose overall goal is to address the gender disparities that exist in academia and promote inclusionary career development. Among its initiatives, the committee's focus group program invites notable women scientists to discuss their career paths and challenges. Pictured: attendees of the Mar. 7 focus group with Michelle Le Beau, PhD (center), University of Chicago Cancer Center Director and Winship External Advisory Board member.

Khoury Remembered at Charles Harris Run

The 38th annual Charles Harris Run for Leukemia, an event that benefits leukemia research at Winship, was held Mar. 11 in Atlanta. Participating as "Team Leukidators," Winship faculty and staff won best corporate team and honored colleague H. Jean Khoury, MD, an avid supporter of the event who passed away in 2017. Photo credit: Luqiu Wang.


Mar. 12 - No Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar (Spring Break)

Mar. 13 - IMP Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series
Jeffrey Ravetch, MD, PhD - "Fc Receptors: New insights into antibody diversification"

Mar. 14 - Grand Rounds
Terence Williams, MD, PhD - "Opportunities for Overcoming Radioresistance and Developing Personalized Molecularly-Driven Radiotherapy"

Mar. 15 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Timothy L. Lash, DSc, MPH - "Follow-up on Mini-Retreats"

Mar. 15 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Jessica Kramer, MD - "Resuscitating Resuscitation: Changing Paradigms in Trauma and Critical Care"

Mar. 16 - Elkin Lecture
Gary D. Kao, MD, PhD - "Circulating Tumor Cells and Materials: Progress or Premature towards Precision Medicine?"

Mar. 16-17 - Symposium
10th Annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium

Mar. 17 - Walk/Race
Tina Borg Shamrock 5k/Fun Run Benefiting Winship Cancer Institute

New Federal Funding Opportunities


NIH R01/R21: Research Answers to NCI's Provocative Questions (Due: Jun. 29, 2018)

NIH R01/R21: Innovative Basic Research on Adducts in Cancer Risk Identification and Prevention (Due: Jul. 11, 2018)

NIH R43/R44: SBIR Technology Transfer (Due: Sep. 5, 2018)

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New Private Funding Opportunities

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance Rosalind Franklin Prize (Due: Apr. 16, 2018)

William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation Scholar Award (Due: Apr. 2, 2018)

V Foundation Translational Grant (LOI Due: Apr. 2, 2018)

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