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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 Office of Cancer Genomics’ data analysis and experimental observations tool—CTD² Dashboard—aims to make cancer-relevant results from the CTD² Network easier to use. Learn more about recent improvements to the Dashboard.

The NIH Office of Data Science Strategy is pleased to announce the Data and Technology Advancement National Service Scholar Program is now accepting applications for its 2021 cohort.

In a recent blog post, Center for Cancer Genomics Director, Dr. Louis Staudt, shares highlights from two journal articles describing NCI’s Genomic Data Commons (GDC). In seven years, the GDC has grown from a vision to a massive, interactive data system with genomic data processing pipelines for all types of researchers to use.

NCI is offering administrative supplements for the adaptation and repackaging of existing broad-based visualization methods that have the potential to make Cancer Moonshot-aligned data more explorable and interpretable by the broader cancer research community.

NCI is pleased to announce that, moving forward, ITCR funding opportunities will allow the use of URLs and hyperlinks in applications.

NCI seeks applications to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based models using secondary data to help predict abdominal cancers. Applications are due June 5, 2021.

In 1971, the National Cancer Act was signed into law, creating NCI. Now, 50 years later, NCI celebrates the progress that has been made and the promise of what’s to come.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has established the Emerging Leaders in Data Science Fellowship Program to develop a cadre of talented data scientists who have a strong interest in applying their bioinformatics and data science expertise to advance research on infectious and immune-mediated diseases. Applications are due by February 28, 2021.

NCI seeks input to identify promising opportunities and cancer research needs that, while difficult to address on an individual scale, might be directly related to the scientific mission of a national lab. Responses will be accepted through Friday, February 19, 2021.

NIH and the National Science Foundation are participating in an interagency funding opportunity that seeks to address technological and data science challenges, which require fundamental research and development of new tools, workflows, and methods. Proposals are due Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. (submitter’s local time).