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Keep up with the latest news from the NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) and the data science communities.

NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) invites proposals from laboratories with the capability to perform multi-omics research-grade molecular characterization for submission to the CCDI Data Ecosystem. Apply by June 14, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Are you curious about NCI’s current research? Use NCI’s newly updated Index of Studies to learn about the projects underway, including focus areas and cancer types.

Find harmonized demographic and clinical data in this new data commons from NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative!

Learn about the latest programs in NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative. A newly published summary offers an update on what’s underway and a forecast for future research.

Are you planning to attend this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting? Make sure to add these NCI-affiliated data science activities to your schedule!

Do you conduct NIH-funded research? Try out these data management and sharing (DMS) plan pilot templates, give your input, and help shape the future of NIH DMS Plan design!

HHS recently recognized select personnel and teams who are leveraging data to advance the department’s mission. Read how CBIIT’s very own Director of the Office of Data Sharing, Dr. Jaime Guidry Auvil, received recognition for Distinguished Achievement in Federal Data and Policy!

The Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) awarded administrative supplements to eight NCI-Designated Cancer Centers, enabling research that leverages the CCDI Data Ecosystem to address scientific questions and create analytical tools for advancing childhood cancer research.

Do you use CCDI-managed data? Check out the CCDI Hub Explore Dashboard, a tool that allows you to discover CCDI-managed data and connect with participants and available samples and files.