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November 2013

  The TCRN is a translational cancer research centre program funded by the Cancer Institute NSW Cancer Institute NSW  
bullet Welcome to the TCRN Newsletter for November 2013
Welcome to the TCRN November newsletter with updates on activities and information on translational cancer research events.
TCRN: HSA Biobank series HSA Biobank series: transforming translational cancer research

A new biobanking initiative being championed by the TCRN celebrates over 1000 consents to donate tissue to the biobank. The HSA Biobank houses tumour and DNA derived from blood and saliva samples from a wide range of cancer patient groups. These are then made available for use in translational cancer research projects anywhere in Australia... Read More

TCRN CAC Researcher Day: Involving consumers in research Involving consumers in research: Gaining meaningful feedback from consumers

The TCRN to host a ‘Consumer Involvement in Research’ workshop on 13th November at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre. Please note that all presentation spots have now been filled, however members are encouraged to attend the networking lunch with our consumers and discuss their research plans for the upcoming years... Learn more about getting involved

TCRN: Annual Membership reporting TCRN Members' Annual Reporting

The TCRN will soon commence reporting on the 2013 activities to our funder; Cancer Institute NSW. This in turn requires the TCRN members to report on their activities for the 2013 calendar year. We have designed the member reporting process to be as simple and painless as possible while getting maximum input from the Members.

Members will hear from us in the next few weeks.

TCRN members awarded NHMRC Grants for 2014 Congratulations to NHMRC grant recipients

Congratulations to the following Translational Cancer Research Network members on their success in obtaining NHMRC grant and fellowship funding commencing in 2014. Read More...

TCRN:Kathy Tucker - Family Matters Cancer Challenge of the year project All in the family: Cancer Challenge of the Year targets better communication for at-risk families

A communication tool for families living with cancer-causing gene mutations is the focus of a new research project being funded by the TCRN Cancer Challenge of the Year initiative... Read More

TCRN C&PD Grant recipient Penelope Dalla, UTS TCRN Conference and Professional Development Grant Recipient: Penny Dalla

A new chapter in her research journey took UTS PhD student Penny Dally to the European Cytoskeletal Forum in Switzerland earlier this year. Dalla is investigating multi-drug resistant cancer and the way in which microparticles transfer resistance between cancer cells... Read more...

TCRN Conference & Professional Development Grants Round TCRN Conference & Professional Development Grants on offer; close 26 November 2013

Conference & Professional Development Grants on offer to expand and enhance the knowledge and skills of our members in the area of translational cancer-related research or cancer care service delivery, at both national and international levels. Applications close 4.00pm, 26 November 2013. Find out more...

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