January 2015

WCRG Matters
A monthly newsletter to keep members informed.

The WCRG would like to extend a very Happy New Year to all its members!! With an eventful 2014 behind us, we want to continue focusing on the successes of the WCRG and all our members for 2015. We hope that this year will bring even greater opportunities for research collaborations, community engagements and strategic partnerships. And of course, we hope that you will be involved every step of the way!
Join Us for the WCRG Upcoming Seminar Series


WHERE: Windsor Regional Cancer Centre, Casino Cares Room

SPEAKER: Dr. Mona Mostafa Mohamed 
Professor, Cell Biology & Director, Cancer Biology Research Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

 Inflammatory Breast Cancer: disease etiology, new targets and therapeutic strategies

The seminars provide an opportunity for local cancer researchers to learn from their colleagues about current research, to discuss the implications for our community and to look for additional opportunities to collaborate.
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WCRG has recently launched their Facebook page! Be sure to 'like' us.
Upcoming Funding Opportunities

A complete list of funding opportunities is available on our website.


To strengthen your proposal, any submissions with a University of Windsor PI, please send to Natasha Wiebe, Office of Research & Innovation Services: (a) Word files of draft application, and  (b) ORIS form signed by you, your area head, and dean. Please send documents to Natasha at least 1 week prior to funding organization's deadline. For WCRG members affiliated with other institutions, please contact Karen Metcalfe for support.  


Funding Organization
Letter of Intent Deadline*
Proposal Deadline
Canadian Breast Cancer FoundationNational GrantsDec. 8, 2014
April 27, 2015
Dec. 15, 2014
Mar. 1, 2015
"Transitional" Open Operating Grant Program
Jan. 9, 2015
Mar. 2, 2015
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
Innovation Grants

Innovation to Impact Grants

Impact Grants

Quality of Life Research Grants
Feb. 15, 2015

Feb. 15, 2015

March 25, 2015

July 2, 2015
April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015

Sept. 1, 2015

Nov. 1, 2015
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada
Operating Grants
Not applicable
Feb. 10, 2015

 * UWindsor applicants: Please copy LOI to  Natasha Wiebe, ORIS