CBC Newsletter, Vol. 7

June 19, 2012

Deadlines and Updates on Recent Awards, News and Upcoming Events

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In this issue of the Newsletter:

Invitation to attend four exciting and free of charge scientific events organized by the CBC:
  • CBC Scholars ‘Loop Connections’ Colloquium: Signaling to Scale (June 28, 2012)
    Registration deadline Thursday, June 21, 2012. (Colloquium webpage)
  • CBC Tech Day: Small Molecule Discovery in Academia (July 9, 2012)
    Registration and poster submission deadline extended to Thursday, June 28, 2012. (Tech Day webpage)
  • CBC Workshop in Proteomics and Informatics (August 6 – 10, 2012)
    Registration deadline Tuesday, July 10, 2012. (Workshop webpage)
  • 10th Annual CBC Symposium: Epigenomics (October 12, 2012)
    Registration and poster submission deadline Friday, September 7, 2012. (Symposium webpage)

New Research Networking Tools:

Are you looking for an inter-university collaborator to make your project eligible for CBC Awards? Or for a specialized facility to conduct your research? (read more)

CBC invites new proposals:
  • RFA: Catalyst Program
    2012-2013 application deadlines: August 29, 2012 (2012 Fall Round), March 6 and August 28, 2013 (2013 Spring and Fall Rounds, respectively). (Award description and RFA)
  • RFA: Exploratory Workshops
    Remaining deadlines for 2012: August 3, October 5 and December 7. (Program description and RFA)

Recent CBC Awards:

Four new Catalyst Awards were made in 2012 Spring Round and are in the process of administrative approval. For a complete list of CBC Catalyst Awards go to the Funded Awards webpage.

CBC Success Stories:

Introducing new UIC CBC Program Coordinator Corinna Kitcharoen

(read more)


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