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THE CANCER RESEARCH SOCIETY IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE A NEW FUNDING PROGRAM: Translational Research Partnership Program

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THE CANCER RESEARCH SOCIETY IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE A NEW FUNDING PROGRAM

Translational Research Partnership Program

In addition to its regular funding programs, the Cancer Research Society is pleased to support high-impact translational projects throughout Canada. Our aim is to work in collaboration with partners to co-fund bold research projects in order to accelerate the development of new and innovative treatments or medical devices for the benefit of patients.

For more information on this new program, we invite you to visit our website: https://www.societederecherchesurlecancer.ca/en/researchers/translational-research-partnership

Programme de partenariat de recherche translationnelle

Programme de partenariat de recherche translationnelle

En plus de ses programmes de financement réguliers, la Société de recherche sur le cancer a plaisir d’appuyer des projets de recherche translationnelle à haut impact au Canada. L’objectif est de travailler en collaboration avec des partenaires pour cofinancer des projets de recherche audacieux afin d’accélérer le développement de nouvelles approches thérapeutiques ou de technologies médicales innovantes au bénéfice des patients.

Pour plus d’information sur ce nouveau programme, nous vous invitons à consulter notre site web. https://www.societederecherchesurlecancer.ca/fr/chercheurs/partenariat-de-recherche-translationnelle

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Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists Competition [$50,000 PDF + $120,000 operating grant]

Please forward this message to all postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing a career in cancer research in Canada.

The Cancer Research Society is pleased to announce the launch of its 2019 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition, an initiative aiming at supporting future generations of Canadian researchers. The Scholarship is broken down into two parts, and extends over a period of 3 years, with no possibility for renewal.

Deadlines for submitting an application: April 26, 2019, 11:59 pm (EST).

Part 1: Postdoctoral Salary Award –  1 year * –  $50,000 One year postdoctoral salary award for a candidate finishing his/her fellowship. The candidate must have completed at least two years of postdoctoral training at the time he/she accepts the salary award.
* Possibility of extending Part 1 of this award for a maximum period of 6 months.

Part 2: Operating Grant  –   2 years – $120,000 ($60,000/year) Operating grant award once the candidate has obtained a faculty position at a recognized Canadian institution.

You have two options for submitting your application. 

  • Sending your application and accompanying documents using the button provided on our website. The deadline for submitting your electronic files is April 26 2019, 11:59 pm (EST).
  • Saving on two (2) CDs or two (2) USB keys and sending it by mail or courier, as per the instructions on our website. The deadline for mailing your application is April 26, 2019. Applications must be postmarked on or before this date.

For additional information on the competition, please visit our website

For all questions, please contact Lucille Beaudet or Irina Navarrete at grants@src-crs.ca or, toll free, 1 888-766-2262.

Thank you!

Lucille Beaudet

Director, Scientific Affairs

Do you know a promising PostDoc who is ready to launch their career? CRS has launched a $160,000 Next Generation of Scientists Competition. (due April 28)

The Cancer Research Society is pleased to announce the launch its 2017 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition, an initiative aiming at supporting future generations of Canadian researchers. The Scholarship is broken down into two parts, and extends over a period of 3 years, with no possibility for renewal.

Deadlines for submitting an application: April 28, 2017, 11:59 pm (EST).

Part 1: Postdoctoral Salary Award –  1 year* –  $40,000

One year postdoctoral salary award for a candidate finishing his/her fellowship. The candidate must have completed at least two years of postdoctoral training at the time he/she accepts the salary award.
* Possibility of extending Part 1 of this award for a maximum period of 6 months.

Part 2: Operating Grant  –   2 years – $120,000 ($60,000/year)

Operating grant award once the candidate has obtained a faculty position at a recognized Canadian institution.

For details and application instructions go to:  www.crs-src.ca/Scholarships_Next_Generation_Scientists

Congratulate Mark Gauthier, Trang Hoang, Bernard Jasmin and Jane McGlade–recipients of pediatric oncology operating grants funded in partnership with the Cancer Research Society

We are excited to announce the recipients of the 4 pediatric oncology grants funded in partnership with the Cancer Research Society (listed below).  These grants are each funded at $120,000 over 2 years, with C17 and CRS contributing equal funds, and are administered through the CRS.

  • Mark A Gauthier, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS)–Second generation molecular sieving coatings using asparaginase for improved treatment of leukemia
  • Trang Hoang, Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer/Université de Montréal–Effect of UM011997 on human T-acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  • Bernard Jasmin, University of Ottawa–Misregulation of the RNA-binding protein Staufen1 in Rhabdomyosarcoma: Impact for pathogenesis and as a novel therapeutic target
  • Jane McGlade, The Hospital for Sick Children–SLAP adaptor regulation of Cbl and tyrosine kinase signaling in leukemia

Additional information about the 2015 CRS Operating Grant Competition can be found at: http://www.crs-src.ca/2015-competition-results