Our component Outreach activities will be coordinated by a group of three individuals, two Boston-based and one Berkeley-based. Dr. Heiko Enderiing, Instructor of Medicine at CCSB, Tufts Univ. School of Medicine, will be the Lead on the Outreach. Dr. Enderiing is a highly accomplished modeler, with expertise in computational modeling of early tumor development He is a recent recipient of the prestigious AACR Centennial Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Research. Dr. Enderiing has experience and particular interest in education and the melding of mathematical and biological sciences. Clare Lament, also of CCSB at Tufts will Co-Lead the ICBP Outreach effort. She is the PI for the Outreach program on Dr. HIatky's NSCOR and has successfully orchestrated the many Outreach activities of that NASA-funded team over the last 3yrs, including working with an established film director to produce a feature video on the multi-disciplinary approach to quantify carcinogenesis risk for space travel. Rainer Sachs, Professor of Mathematics and Professor Emeritus of Physics at UCB, the Research PI on the Berkeley arm of this ICBP proposal, will also take a very active role in the Education and Training activities and oversee the Berkeley-based activities. All three individuals participated successfully in the already established, ongoing Outreach activities of the Center of Cancer Systems Biology Program (section N3 component 3 above). These three have worked closely together for a number of years through NSCOR and other activities.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA149233-05
Application #
8639492
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-SRLB-C)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-03-01
Budget End
2015-02-28
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$43,333
Indirect Cost
Name
Genesys Research Institute, Inc.
Department
Type
DUNS #
965467512
City
Boston
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
02135
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