February 2015

WCRG Matters
A monthly newsletter to keep members informed.
Join Us on February 5th


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.
Friday the 13th Cancer Education Days Launched

On Friday February 13th a series of Cancer Education Days are being launched for health care professionals in Windsor-Essex. 'Taking Fear Out of Cancer' will explore amazing new cancer treatments and their novel side effect profiles and the increasingly prominent role of the primary health care team in maintenance therapy of cancer.

For more information contact:
Karen Reaume at 519-254-5551 519-254-5577 ext. 58517 or karen.reaume@wrh.on.ca

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