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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award Breast Cancer Research

Defense Health Program
Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program
Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2012
The Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) Defense Appropriations Act provides $120 million (M) to the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) to support innovative, high-impact breast cancer research.  The BCRP is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through the Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
The BCRP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop applications.  The FY12 BCRP program announcement and general application instructions for the following award mechanism are anticipated to be posted on in October 2012.  This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the government.
Award Mechanism:
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
  • Principal Investigator: Doctoral graduates (Ph.D. or M.D.).  Clinical investigators are eligible to apply.  Must have no more than 2 years experience in the proposed research setting and no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research experience as of the application deadline.
  • Mentor or formal co-mentor must have breast cancer research experience, including current funding and publications.
Key Mechanism Elements:
  • Supports the training of exceptionally talented recent doctoral or medical graduates who have demonstrated that they are the "best and brightest" of their peers.
  • Individualized training program and mentorship should prepare the PI for an independent career at the forefront of breast cancer research.
  • Proposed research should address a critical problem in breast cancer.
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 for direct costs ($100,000 per year, plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
All applications must conform to the final program announcement and application instructions that will be available for electronic downloading from the website.  The application package containing the required forms will also be found on  A listing of all USAMRMC funding opportunities can be obtained on the website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420. 
A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website ( prior to the pre-application deadline.  Applications must be submitted through the federal government’s single-entry portal,  Submission deadlines are not available until the program announcement is released.  Requests for email notification of the program announcement release may be sent to  For more information about the BCRP or other CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website (
Point of Contact:
CDMRP Public Affairs

The way to AMINEF in Gedung Balai Pustaka

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation
Balai Pustaka Building, 6th. Floor
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia

1. The buses which goes to Senen Bus Station all of them pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. Especially which route is through Pasar Baru .

2. Bus Transjakarta, from Blok M you have to change the bus 2-3 times.
Way 1 : from Blok M change the bus in Dukuh Atas bus stop to the bus towards Pulogadung, then take a bus in Pramuka bus stop towards Ancol, this bus pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. The closest bus stop (Budi Utomo) is about 800 meters from Gedung Balai .
Way 2 : From Blok M take the bus in the Harmoni Bus Stop, the bus towards Pulogadung, get down in Senen Bus Stop and walk about 800 meters, or from this bus stop take the bus towards Ancol and get down as mentioned in way 1. About the distance, this two bus stops is about the same. (It is better if you take ojek or bajaj from this bus stop to Gedung Balai Pustaka)

3. If you take taxi with old tariff (TL=Tarif Lama) from blok M with no traffic jam is about Rp. 30.000,00.

4. From Blok M use bus Patas AC 76. Gedung Balai Pustaka is in the right side, after you pass through Depag, and say to conductor "Balai Pustaka"

5. Use a busway from Blok M towards Kota, get down in Sawah Besar bus stop. From here take a Mikrolet M12 towards Senen. After cross road Wahidin and before senen get down and cross the street.

Living Cost in Germany

Living Cost in Germany is vary from city to city, but this is th case if you stay in Aachen, Germany
Student accommodation or private sharing : 180 - 230 euros per month
Food : 10 - 12 euros per day (if eating outside)
Transport for students : free within Aachen and until Koln and Dusseldorf in regional trains)

Living Cost In Austria

Living Cost in Austria is depending on the city, for example the Capital of Austria, Vienna:
- Dormitory is about 250-400 euro per month.
- Living Cost 200-400 euro per month.
- Transportation 128 euro per 4 months (student and age < 26), or 49 euro per month (ordinary)

For visa, it has to be a letter from the University/Scholl in Austria. It takes about 2-3 months.

Where to do GMAT Test

GMAT Tests are held in Jakarta, Indonesia :
1. EEC Slipi +62-21 5320044 or +62-215323176
2. Kaplan GMAT Preparation +62-81388908450, +62-21 5211588, +62-215211701 (Information abaout this test can be asked in that number)
3. Or this number +62-213159225

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