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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.

On June 21–24, 2021, in partnership with the Howard University Research Centers for Minority Institutions Program, the NIH Office of Data Science Strategy is hosting a virtual codeathon for addressing health disparities. Applications to participate are due Monday, June 7, 2021.

Beginning with an “analysis-first” approach, the Bridge2AI program values the machine-understandability of data and incorporates ethical principles surrounding data collection and use. See the list of upcoming June events and funding opportunities affiliated with the program.

NCI’s Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research is looking for two scientists to support the Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium either through proteomics data science/management (which will include coordinating with CBIIT) or biospecimen procurement/management. Applications for these vacancies may be submitted until Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

Attending the second week of the 2021 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting? Here are a few event sessions you won’t want to miss to learn more about the latest NCI data science, data commons, and cancer research activities.

Apply by June 8 to participate in NCI’s DataViz + Cancer Innovation Lab and join a diverse team in the search for creative ways to build a patient-centered clinical experience.

The NIH Office of Data Science Strategy recently announced four Notices of Special Interest for administrative supplemental funding. Supplement applications are due May 2021.

This innovative team approach connects use cases with data sets to provide artificial intelligence (AI) developers with another set of resources for building AI tools to benefit radiology.

Dr. Jill Barnholtz-Sloan will join CBIIT as the new associate director for Informatics and Data Science, overseeing a broad range of programs and initiatives related to data science. She will bring a unique perspective to her work at CBIIT, blending experience as a cancer researcher with skills in leading and implementing complex data management systems.

This Request for Information is intended to obtain information to formulate a procurement strategy for a data platform to support the National Childhood Cancer Registry, a component of the larger Childhood Cancer Data Initiative.

The NIH Office of Data Science Strategy, in partnership with the Howard University Research Centers for Minority Institutions Program, is hosting a virtual codeathon June 21–24, 2021, for addressing health disparities. Applications are due Monday, April 26, 2021.