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Featured This Month:
NICBR Announces First Collaboration Project Awards
The National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research (NICBR) announced the 2012 NICBR Collaboration
Project Award (CPA) Program winners in December. The award, the first of its kind for NICBR, was adapted from
the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Young Investigator Award Program. This year, the CPA was bestowed to three
research projects pertaining to collaborations between NICBR agencies.
in the April edition of The Poster
Selected Platinum Publications
Balamurugan K., S. Sharan, K.D. Klarmann, Y. Zhang, V. Coppola, G. Summers , T. Roger, D.K. Morrison, J.R. Keller,
and E. Sterneck. FBXW7α attenuates inflammatory
signalling by downregulating C/EBPδ and its target gene Tlr4.
Nature Communications, 4, 1662 doi: 10. 1038/ncooms2677 (2013).
Hsu S, Kim M, Hernandez L, Grajales V, Noonan A, Anver M, et al. IKK-epsilon coordinates invasion and metastasis of ovarian cancer. Cancer Res
Bjorkstrom NK, Beziat V, Cichocki F, Liu LL, Levine J, Larsson S, et al. CD8 T cells express randomly selected KIRs with distinct specificities compared with NK
cells. Blood 120(17):3455–3465, 2012.
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