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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.

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) is now accepting proposals for two new contracts aimed at supporting data analysis and de-identification solutions for cancer research. Applications close Friday, October 23, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Last month, the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) launched a new RSS feed featuring data science and informatics updates.

The National Cancer Institute’s Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) data portal now boasts a new interface.

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) seeks a dynamic professional in support of NCI’s Intramural and Extramural Division programs. Apply for this position by Friday, September 13.

The Metadata Automation DREAM Challenge provides an opportunity for developers, cancer informaticists, data scientists, and data engineers to develop a solution to automate metadata annotation.

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 Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) over eight years is now being shared with the cancer research community through the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Genomic Data Commons.

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