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Welcome to the CCR-FYI Steering Committee 


The CCR Fellows & Young Investigators  (CCR-FYI) Association constitutes non-tenured and non-tenure-track MDs, PhDs, graduate students, and predoctoral intramural scientists to foster the professional advancement of member clinicians and scientists at CCR 

Our role at NCI

 Organize training courses and seminars

Identify potential employment opportunities

Organize the annual CCR-FYI Colloquium

Provide orientation for new trainees

Be the voice of Young Investigators at NCI!

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!!! ATTENTION FELLOWS !!!

Elections for Co-chair and secretary are coming up!

Voting will take place in April 2018 and will be announced in May 2018 

Consider running for election this year! Serving as an executive member of the steering committee builds leadership and communication skills. Your work in the CCR-FYI will display that you have these qualities in your future job interviews.


!!! UPCOMING MEETINGS !!!

Join our Steering Committee Meetings: LAST THURSDAY EVERY MONTH at 11 AM

Upcoming meeting: 22nd February 2018 at 11 am

Bethesda: Bldg. 40, Room 1207/1203 

Frederick: 549 Executive Board Room 

 



!!! UPCOMING EVENTS !!!


 

The CCR-FYI Colloquium will include addresses from NCI leadership.

NCI Director Ned Sharpless, M.D. and CCT, OTE Director Jonathan Wiest, Ph.D. will be speaking on Thursday, March 1st, 2018.

CCR Director Tom Misteli, Ph.D., CCR Basic Research Director Glenn Merlino, Ph.D. and CCR Clinical Research Director William Dahut, M.D. will be speaking on Friday, March 2nd, 2018. 




This year’s CCR-FYI Colloquium “Working Together to Break Through the Barriers of Cancer Research” will feature a talk from Dr. Nikhil Wagle (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School). His talk “Partnering with Patients to Accelerate Cancer Research” will be given at 2:15 PM on Thursday, March 1st, 2018.


This year’s CCR-FYI Colloquium “Working Together to Break Through the Barriers of Cancer Research” will feature a talk from Dr. Sara Courtneidge (Oregon Health and Science University). Her talk “Understanding and Intervening in Cancer Cell Invasion” will be given at 2:15 PM on Friday, March 2nd, 2018. 


This year the CCR-FYI will be hosting a Scientific Management workshop with Timothy Quigg, M.P.A. on Thursday, March 1st at 4:15  pm. This workshop will cover topics including time management and effective communication techniques, dealing with difficult employees, handling conflicts, managing multiple projects, team-building and goal setting. 



This year’s CCR-FYI Colloquium “Working Together to Break Through the Barriers of Cancer Research” will feature a talk from Dr. Kandice Tanner (NIH, CCR, Laboratory of Cell Biology). Her talk “Visualizing Rare Events in Metastasis During Organ Colonization In Vivo” will be given at 9:30 AM on Thursday, March 1st, 2018




Are you pursing or thinking about pursuing a career in industry? If so, mark your calendars for the CCR-FYI Colloquium’s Industry Panel at 4:15 PM, Thursday, March 1st, 2018. Come join in the discussion and learn about what is required for a career in the science industry. The panel features panelists from a variety of science industrial positions and settings.



Are you pursing or thinking about pursuing a career in science administration? If so, mark your calendars for the CCR-FYI Colloquium’s Science Administration Panel at 3:30 PM, Friday March 2nd, 2018. Come join in the discussion and learn about what is required for a career in science administration. The panel features panelists from a variety of science administration positions and institutional settings.


 



This year the CCR-FYI will be hosting a Mentoring Up workshop with Philip Ryan, Ph.D. on Friday, March 2nd at 3:30 pm. This workshop will provide information on how to manage your mentoring relationships and get the most out of your relationship with your supervisor/investigator. Topics will cover proactive relationship management with your mentors and effective assessment and application of communication styles to better communicate with your supervisor.


This year’s CCR-FYI Colloquium “Working Together to Break Through the Barriers of Cancer Research” will feature a talk from Dr. Michael Gottesman (NIH, CCR, Laboratory of Cell Biology Chief and Deputy Director of Intramural Research). His talk “The Clinical Relevance of Mechanisms of Anti-Cancer Drug Resistance” will be given at 9 AM on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 in the Joseph F. Fraumeni Jr., M.D. Conf. Rm TE406/408/410 on the NCI Shady Grove Campus. 


This year’s CCR-FYI Colloquium “Working Together to Break Through the Barriers of Cancer Research” will feature a talk from professional snowboarder and breast cancer survivor Megan Pischke Porcheron. Her talk “Chasing Sunshine” will be given at 1:30 PM on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 in the Joseph F. Fraumeni Jr., M.D. Conf. Rm TE406/408/410.


Are you pursing or thinking about pursing a career in academia? If so, mark you calendars for the CCR-FYI Colloquium’s Academia Panel at 4:15 PM, Thursday March 1st, 2018. Come join in the discussion and learn about what is required for a career in academia. The panel features panelists at varying stages of their careers and different institutional settings


This year’s CCR-FYI Colloquium “Working Together to Break Through the Barriers of Cancer Research” will feature a talk from Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow award winner Thomas Ciucci, Ph.D. from the Laboratory of Immune Cell Biology. His talk “Single Cell Analysis of the T Cell Transcriptome” will be given at 3:15 PM on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 in the Joseph F. Fraumeni Jr., M.D. Conf. Rm TE406/408/410


Are you getting ready to approach the next stage of your career? Have you ever wondered what is a career fair and how to prepare yourself for it? This year the CCR-FYI will be hosting a Career Fair Preparation workshop with Scott Morgan, M.A. on Friday, March 2nd at 3:30 pm. This workshop will provide information on how to get the most value out of a career fair. Topics will include an overview of the elevator speech along with CV/resume preparation, interview skills, LinkedIn profile purpose, effective email communication, and knowing your transferable skills. More specifically, you will also learn where to find information about career fairs, what type of material you should bring, how to get an employer to take notice of you, and what is the proper follow-up etiquette after a career fair




 

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