Pre-Application Meeting for Cancer Genome Characterization Centers RFA-CA-07-014

Notice Number: NOT-CA-06-016

Key Dates
Release Date: March 15, 2005

Issued by
National Cancer Institute (NCI), (http://www.nci.nih.gov/)

The Office of Cancer Genomics, Office of the Director, National Cancer Institute, will hold a pre-application meeting for investigators planning to submit applications in response to Request for Applications (RFA) CA-07-014 " Cancer Genome Characterization Centers " (U24) (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-07-014.html) released as part of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Pilot Project (http://cancergenome.nih.gov/). This pre-application meeting will be held on Friday, March 31, 2006, from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, at the William H. Natcher Conference Center , Balcony A, National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Drive , Bethesda , MD.

Prospective applicants are invited to attend this public meeting as an opportunity to ask questions and receive additional information pertinent to Cancer Genome Characterization Centers . Representatives from the following NCI offices will be available to discuss the intent and requirements of the RFA CA-07-014: Office of Cancer Genomics, Office of Technology and Industrial Relations, Technology Transfer Branch, Division of Extramural Activities, Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimens Research, and the Center for Bioinformatics (the last of which is responsible for the Cancer Bioinformatics Grid or caBIG). While strongly encouraged, potential applicants to RFA CA-07-014 are not required to attend the pre-application meeting.

Prospective applicants may register for participation in the pre-application meeting at http://www.capconcorp.com/cgcc by providing the name of the Principal Investigator, institutional affiliation, address, and telephone and fax numbers. There is no fee for registration.

This meeting is open to the public and will be available via web cast at http://videocast.nih.gov. An archived recording of the web cast will be available after the meeting at http://videocast.nih.gov/pastevents.asp.

Inquiries

Inquiries regarding this Notice may be directed to:

Daniela S. Gerhard, Ph.D.
Office of Cancer Genomics
National Cancer Institute
Phone: (301)-451-8027
Email: gerhardd@mail.nih.gov


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