Pre-Application Meeting for RFA-CA-09-009 “Physical Science-Oncology Centers (U54)”

Notice Number: NOT-CA-09-010

Key Dates
Release Date: December 12, 2008

Issued by
National Cancer Institute (NCI), (

The Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, Office of the Director, National Cancer Institute (NCI), will hold a public pre-application meeting for investigators planning to submit applications in response to Request for Applications (RFA) CA-09-009 "Physical Science-Oncology Centers (U54)” (

This pre-application meeting will be held on Friday, January 23, 2009, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, at the William H. Natcher Conference Center, Main Auditorium, 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 Physical Science-Oncology Centers.  A short web-based presentation will be made and followed by a discussion session via teleconference.  Representatives from the following NCI offices will be available to discuss the intent and requirements of the RFA CA-09-009: Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, NCI; Office of Grants Administration, NCI; and the Special Review and Resources Branch, Division of Extramural Activities, NCI.

This meeting is open to the public and will be available via web cast at An archived recording of the web cast will be available after the meeting at

Participation in the meeting, although encouraged, is optional and not required for application submission.

Questions prior to and during the meeting may also be submitted by e-mail (at

Note: Prospective applicants interested in attending this meeting in person are kindly asked to register with Ms. Susan Kerin at by providing the name of the attendee, the name of the applicant/Principal Investigator for a possible or planned application, institutional affiliation, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number. There is no fee for registration. 


Inquiries regarding this Notice should be directed to:

Jerry S.H. Lee, Ph.D.
Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives
National Cancer Institute
Phone: (301)-496-1550


Larry A. Nagahara, Ph.D.
Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives
National Cancer Institute
Phone: (301)-496-1550

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