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NIH: The Chernobyl Tissue Bank - Coordinating Center (U24)RFA-CA-16-502

This Funding Opportunity Announcement solicits the renewal application for the Chernobyl Tissue Bank Coordinating Center. The Chernobyl Tissue Bank is a collaborative resource that is supported by the National Cancer Institute and another international partner and includes active participation of countries critically affected by the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident. The objective of the Chernobyl Tissue Bank is to maintain a research resource that supports current and future studies on the biology of thyroid cancer, a major health consequence of the Chernobyl accident. The Chernobyl Tissue Bank Coordinating Center is the critical infrastructure that serves this goal and functions to lead, plan, integrate, and achieve the stated research objectives in collaboration with the participating institutions in the Chernobyl-affected countries.

USC may only submit only one application in response to this program announcement. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by December 2, 2016. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

NIH indicates that a Letter of Intent is Not Applicable and a full proposal by January 20, 2017. For more information:

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