October Newsletter 2022-2

October 6, 2022

CREx Monthly Newsletter

Learn about the NIH Collaborative Research Exchange (CREx), Core Facilities, Webinars, & More

Science & Technology Seminars and Training Events

Upcoming Seminars and Educational Opportunities

The following events showcase technologies and capabilities of NIH Cores, Collaborative facilities, and external vendors present on CREx.

Thursday, October 13th, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM EST

Friday, October 14th, 9:00 AM 5:30 PM EST


Goals of the workshop are:

1) Explore challenges and opportunities in utilizing animal models for cancer prevention research.

2) Identify pitfalls in currently available cancer prevention animal models and explore strategies to fill the gaps.

3) Highlight new and emerging trends in model development, characterization and optimization for cancer prevention research

4) Foster exchange of ideas and potentially new collaborative interactions among leading cancer researchers from the basic and translational research areas.

5) Identify and propose means to address unmet translational requirements/needs.

Click HERE to explore NIH Animal Resources on CREx.

Click HERE to register for the meeting event.

Monday, October 17th, 9:00 AM – 05:00 PM EST

Tuesday, October 18th, 9:00 AM – 05:30 PM EST

Wednesday, October 19th, 9:00 AM – 02:40 PM EST


This three-day international symposium is the fourth RAS community-wide meeting sponsored by the NCI RAS Initiative. The overarching goal of the NCI RAS Initiative is to mobilize the cancer research community to develop ways to understand and target cancers driven by mutant RAS in an open model of collaboration among government, academic, and industry researchers.

Click HERE to explore NCI Collaborative resources on CREx.

Click HERE to request virtual registration for the meeting event

Tuesday, October 18th, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST


Dr. Francisco Robles will talk about work his team is leading to advance novel molecular and 3D optical imaging methods to overcome current clinical limitations in biomedicine ranging from hematology to cancer detection.

Click HERE to access the latest technologies on CREx.

Click HERE to register for the meeting event.