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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.

Cancer researchers, scientists, advocates, and stakeholders came together on July 29 – 31 at the National Cancer Institute’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) Symposium to discuss opportunities to enhance data sharing and collection for progress in childhood, adolescent, and young adult (AYA) cancer research.

Dr. Daoud Meerzaman of the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) and Dr. Barbara Dunn of NCI’s Division of Cancer Prevention recently published an article, Value of Collaboration Among Multidomain Experts in Analysis of High-throughput Genomics Data, in the Cancer Research Journal.

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) R50 Research Specialist Award encourages the development of stable research career opportunities for exceptional scientists who want to pursue research within the context of an existing NCI-funded cancer research program, but not serve as independent investigators. 

Genomic and clinical data collected for nearly 1,000 cases of multiple myeloma by the Multiple

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research is requesting proposals to develop a query engine called the Cancer Data Aggregator (CDA).

Calling patients, parents, researchers, clinicians, advocates, data scientists, engineers, and developers! The NCI Childhood Cancer Data Initiative invites you and anyone with a bold idea to submit ideas to enhance data sharing for progress against childhood cancer by August 9th, 2019.

The National Institutes of Health Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion define change agents as visionaries and cultivators who act as a catalyst for change. Dr. Vivian Ota Wang of the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Data Sharing (ODS) has been recognized as a change agent for the Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) community and named a 2019 Ally Leader Awardee.

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) announces Dr. Tony Kerlavage as Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT). 

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Center for Biomedical Informatics a

NCI invites submission of abstracts to be considered for poster presenta