2018-19 is the final year of the training grant's award cycle. New appointments will be made for 12 months. Future support is dependent upon the successful renewal of the training grant.
Provide details of your academic training to-date and any relevant research and work experience, using the NIH biosketch format (fellowship version).
Describe the proposed research’s relevance to cancer biology. For research involving infectious agents, explicitly describe the relevance of the proposed studies to cancers that are associated with that agent.
Summarize how the proposed research focuses on an important, currently unanswered question. Indicate why and how the answer to that problem would lead to new areas of investigation or otherwise significantly affect the field.
Describe your overall training goals and the exact nature of the interdisciplinary training as part of research plan.
We strongly advise applicants avoid providing excessive experimental details in their research proposals.
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Letters are required from both proposed mentors. Letters should:
The primary mentor should also indicate in their mentor letter that they have sufficient and appropriate funding to cover shortfalls in trainee costs, including but not limited to a) supplies, equipment, and/or other research expenses, b) additional compensation or supplementation, and c) tuition and benefits.
Additional letters of recommendation are not required. Postdoctoral applicants may submit one additional letter from their primary PhD thesis advisor if desired.
Mentors may submit letters directly to the program’s administrator. If submitting separately, please indicate this in the last section of the application form under “Additional Comments” .