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NCI caNanoLab 2.0 Launched!

The National Cancer Institute Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research and NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology have completed initial enhancements to improve usability of the caNanoLab data portal, which is now deployed as caNanoLab 2.0. To learn more about the enhancements and provide feedback, visit the caNanoLab Usability Discussion Forum.


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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Continuance of Alliance Funding with Application Submissions 2015-2017 remaining!

Application announcements for NCI’s Cancer Nanotechnology Program are now published. Although, the application submissions for the Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (U54) have completed, applications for the IRCNs and CNTCs will continue to be accepted over the next several years. The remaining application deadline dates for the IRCNs (U01) and CNTCs (T32) are listed below. A pre-application question/answer VideoCast was held on September 5, 2014 (click here for details) also an applicant FAQ sheet can be obtained for domestic (here) and foreign, non-U.S. applicants (here).

Remaining components of the program are funded through the following announcements and dates:

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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