October 2014

WCRG Matters
A monthly newsletter to keep members informed.
WCRG Can Now Be Found on Facebook

Thanks to two very dedicated student volunteers Marisa Market and Mitchell Elliott, WCRG now has a Facebook page! Be sure to 'like' us.
The WCRG Conference is Almost Here!

Plan to attend WCRG's 2nd Biennial Cancer Research Conference at Caesars Windsor on November 22, 2014. Registration remains open until the day of the conference, but don't wait...

 Click here to visit the conference website 

Featuring Two Distinguished Speakers


Dr. Craig Earle
Dr. Ronny Drapkin
Congratulations to the 2014 Seeds4Hope Grant Recipients!
Dr. Michael Dufresne (Seeds4Hope Research Grants Administrator) with
Dr. William Crosby, Dr. Maher El-Masri and Dr. Alioune Ngom
WCRG Members' Meeting - Tuesday January 20, 2015

To kick off 2015, the WCRG Executive Committee will be hosting an all members general meeting at Ambassador Golf Club. Be sure to save the date! Details will follow.

Seeds4Hope Community Seminar Series - A Great Event!
Speakers: Dr. Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale, Dr. Lisa Porter and Dr. Dora Cavallo-Medved. Picture courtesy of Snapd Windsor
The Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation, together with the University of Windsor and their community partners, Windsor Regional Hospital and the Windsor Cancer Research Group launched a terrific community seminar series on October 29th. The first seminar of the series, heard presentations from the three 2009 grant recipients: Dr. Dora Cavallo-Medved, Dr. Lisa Porter, and Dr. Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale. The audience was treated to three dynamic and informative talks. Thank you to all who attended, the turnout was tremendous!  
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
Not applicable
Nov. 3, 2014
Not applicable
Nov. 14, 2014
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

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