The first set of Microbiome Joint eSymposia Scholarships & Abstract Opportunities is coming up and Scholarship and Abstract opportunities are already coming up for applications.
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The 9th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research will be held virtually March 10-11, 2021, as a satellite meeting to the 12th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Global Health Conference.
The Symposium is organized through a collaboration with the US National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health, CUGH, Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
Call for Abstracts
The organizers invite all persons wishing to report original research, projects, or programs related to global cancer research and control to submit abstracts.
- Public health significance: addresses relevant public health question
- Methodology: methods chosen are appropriate for research, project, or program
- Overall impact: enhances understanding of global cancer burden/aims to improve global cancer control
- Clarity of ideas
Abstracts must include the following sections with the headlines:
- All abstracts must be submitted in English.
- Abstract maximum word count is 300.
- Abstract titles must be 250 characters or less and should not be submitted in all caps.
- Abstracts should not contain figures or tables.
- Only one abstract per person as presenting or first author may be submitted. (Note: There is a maximum of three abstracts total per author).
- Authors will be asked to select a topic area(s) relevant to their abstract at the time of submission.
The six topic areas have been identified from the International Cancer Research Partnership’s (ICRP) Common Scientific Outline (CSO) classification system. For definitions and more information on CSO codes, please visit https://www.icrpartnership.org/cso. The six topic areas include:
– Early detection, diagnosis, and prognosis
– Treatment o Cancer control, survivorship, and outcomes research
Abstracts must be submitted online by December 16, 2020 at 11:59pm EST.
Only abstracts that comply with all the above guidelines will be considered for presentation and publication. Authors will receive decisions and more information about the virtual platform and presentations via email January 2021. Accepted abstracts will be selected for poster and/or oral presentation and will be published later in 2021 in an AACR journal.
For event information, please visit the Symposium Website
For all questions regarding abstracts, please contact Linsey Eldridge: email@example.com
DEADLINE: Tuesday, JANUARY 12, 2021
The SSO is accepting proposals for the 2021-2023 Clinical Investigator Award (CIA) and the 2021 Young Investigator Award (YIA) through Tuesday, January 12, 2021. The purpose of these awards is to promote patient-oriented research conducted by surgical oncologists in clinical and translational science. Interested researchers are invited to apply for the award. Applications are reviewed and selected by members of the SSO Research Committee.
CIA Basic Eligibility and Terms
- Applicants for the CIA must be surgical oncologists within 8 years of completion of training
The award will be funded for two years at $100,000 ($50,000 per year) and is given to the sponsoring institution. Funding will begin on April 1, 2021. Learn more and access complete application details.
Apply for the Clinical Investigator Award
YIA Basic Eligibility and Terms
- Applicants for the YIA must be surgical oncologists within 5 years of completion of training
- The award will be funded for one year at $25,000 and is given to the sponsoring institution. Funding will begin on April 1, 2021. Learn more and access complete application details.
Apply for the Young Investigator Award
For both awards, applicants must be an SSO member for at least six months prior to application. Award recipients will be announced at the SSO 2021, Virtual Meeting, March 18-20. Applicants will be informed of the outcome via email shortly after the conclusion of the meeting.
Remember, submit your CIA application or YIA application on or before January 12, 2021 for consideration. Please contact Jeanette Ruby via email with any questions.
13th Science of D&I Conference: Scholarships Available for Individuals from Low- and Middle-Income Countries
AcademyHealth is seeking participation from individuals of low- and middle-income countries at this year’s virtual Science of D&I Conference. Scholarships have been made available to cover the registration fee for individuals who would benefit for participating. Applicants for the scholarship must come from low- and middle-income countries and who would be otherwise unable to participate in the absence of registration support. The Scholarship Includes:
- One complimentary registration to the 13th Annual Science of D&I Conference.
- Access to all recorded live and on-demand presentations.
Friday, November 6, 2020
If you know individuals who would benefit from this scholarship, please pass along the information.
Keystone Symposia is offering a limited number of free registrations to early career scientists, as well as participants from low- and middle- income countries (LMICs), to attend the new eSymposia series. This new digital format enables the inclusion of more diverse voices and global perspectives in conversations at the forefront of science and medicine, which are essential to shape research that serves the broad needs of all of humanity. (more…)
Nigerian National System of Cancer Registries (NSCR) is pleased to invite you to the inaugural edition of the Professor Emeritus Toriola Feisitan Solanke Guest Lecture Series which will take place online on the 17th of September 2020 at 2:00 p.m. West African Time or 9:00 a.m. EST.
We are honored to have Dr. Nickhill Bhakta, a specialist in Childhood Cancers at the world-renowned St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at St. Jude’s Global, Memphis, USA as guest speaker. His lecture is titled “Integrated Registration for Children with Cancer: Engaging Hospital and Population Registries”.
To participate in this lecture, kindly register here
For further information on this lecture, contact NSCR Coordinator via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The peer-reviewed journal ecancermedicalscience is an open access cancer journal focused on supporting under-resourced communities. As of the 21st September 2020 the submission criteria is being refined to only accept articles which feature at least one author from a low and middle-income country (LMIC) or which have a significant impact on under-resourced communities. (more…)
Apply now for financial aid to attend upcoming eSymposia virtual meetings!
Keystone Symposia is offering a limited number of free registrations in the form of Global Health Awards to participants from low- and middle- income countries (LMICs) to participate in our new eSymposia series.
This new digital format enables the inclusion of more diverse voices and global perspectives in conversations at the forefront of science and medicine, which are essential to shape research that serves the broad needs of all of humanity.
Award recipients will be provided with unique career-advancement opportunities, including:
- Global platform to share their work with audiences around the world
- Access to cutting-edge biomedical advances to inspire new research directions
- Critical networking opportunities with field leaders and rising stars to advance their research and careers
- And much more!
Applications are currently being accepted for all eSymposia through December 2020, and are open to LMIC scientists and clinicians of all career stages including students, post-docs, fellows, professors, doctors, etc. working in relevant fields of interest.
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The Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe) provides early-career oncologists in low- to middle-income countries (LMCs) the support and resources needed to advance their training by deepening their relationship with a mentor in the United States, Canada, or European Union. During the one-year fellowship, the recipients receive valuable training and experience, which they use to effect change in cancer care in their home country. (more…)
The Young Investigator Award (YIA) provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. Applications in all areas of cancer research are accepted from U.S. and international applicants.
The YIA is a one-year grant totaling $50,000 that supports personnel and/or research expenses, and travel to attend the Conquer Cancer Grants & Awards Ceremony at the ASCO Annual Meeting. Applicants who are selected to receive a YIA (more…)