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Annual Bulletin 2013

The National Cancer Institute Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer published its 2013 issue of the annual bulletin. The bulletin outlines the various ways the Alliance reaches the wider scientific community, as demonstrated by numerous news stories, perspective articles, and solicitations for community input, all focused on advancing the cancer nanotechnology field.

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The National Cancer Institute Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research published a summary of its request for information on the Directions and Needs for Cancer Nanotechnology Research and Development. The RFI sought to gain feedback, comments and ideas on the status and future of the field and the role NCI funding has played and should continue to play in the future.

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NCI caNanoLab Survey

The National Cancer Institute program Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research and NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology is seeking insight from the extramural community, on what data sources are most relevant to you and to identify gaps in the caNanoLab database.

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Image Library Calendar

The Alliance is now offering a monthly calendar for printing, which features new images from the Image Library.

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News Spotlight and Understanding the Potential

New Round of Alliance Funding with Application Submissions Due Fall 2014!

Application announcements for NCI’s Cancer Nanotechnology Program are now published. Opening dates for the CCNEs (U54) and IRCNs (U01) are listed below with initial awards to begin September 2015. A pre-application question/answer VideoCast will be held on September 5, 2014 for both (click here for details) also an applicant FAQ sheet that includes details about the VideoCast can be obtained for domestic (here) and foreign, non-U.S. applicants (here).

The components of the program will be funded through following announcements:

Learn more about the Alliance’s current programs and other research funding opportunities.

Image Credentials: Ye Yuan Ph.D.; Graduate Student William Liu M.S.; Research Associate Professor, Tatjana Paunesku Ph.D.; and Professor Gayle E. Woloschak Ph.D., Northwestern University and Si Chen Ph.D. and Stefan Vogt Ph.D, Advanced Photon Source.

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Nanotechnology allows researchers to study cancer in its earliest stages of progression. Learn more about nanotechnology's impact on cancer.
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The key to innovation in research is bringing new ideas together. Learn about Alliance Collaboration efforts.

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The Alliance focuses on translational research to benefit cancer patients. Learn about Our Focus.

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