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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 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). 

NCI invites submission of abstracts to be considered for poster presentations at the Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) Symposium, July 29–31 in Washington, D.C.

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) is excited to introduce two new features to the datascience.cancer.gov website.

Four funding opportunities are now available from the NCI Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (ITCR) program. Applicants should focus on innovative, research-driven, user-friendly informatics technology that spans the cancer research continuum.

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are recruiting postdoctoral fellows with backgrounds in physical sciences, advanced mathematics, or engineering for the Big Data Scientist Training Enhancement Program (BD-STEP).

The Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00) is a new NCI training award suited towards postdoctoral fellows pursuing careers in data science and cancer control science.

NIH released its first Strategic Plan for Data Science in an effort to support the storing, managing, standardizing, and publishing of data produced by biomedical research.

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), in collaboration with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), launched a special open-access issue of the journal, Cancer Research, with a focus on NCI funded computer resources.