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Translational Cancer Biology Training Program seeks applicants

Apr. 3, 2014

The Translational Cancer Biology Training Program is seeking pre-doctoral students who wish to pursue a career in cancer research.

This program is designed to enhance the training received in any individual laboratory or department. Trainees are exposed to a broad range of cancer-related research encompassing both basic and clinical aspects of the disease.

Cancer Biology Training Program predoctoral students will fulfill the requirements of their individual basic science departments and complete the Cancer Biology minor. Pre-doctoral CBTP trainees must also attend both a basic science and a clinical seminar series, co-sponsored by the IU Simon Cancer Center, and participate and present in the monthly meeting of trainees and in the IU Simon Cancer Center's annual Cancer Research Day.

Support for training pre-doctoral students is provided by the IU Simon Cancer Center and the DeVault Gift Estate. Stipends are available on a competitive basis for trainees conducting their research in the laboratory of a preceptor in the program.

Faculty preceptors represent the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dermatology; Medicine; Microbiology and Immunology; Pediatrics; Pharmacology and Toxicology; Surgery; and Urology. Ongoing NIH-, ACS-, and DOD-funded research programs are focused in Breast Cancer, Hematopoiesis, Microenvironment and Immunology, Experimental and Developmental Therapeutics, and Tumor Microenvironment and Metastases

The application deadline is Friday, May 16. For more information, see the application guidelines.

Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents. IU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

Questions to Harikrishna Nakshatri, M.D., at hnakshat@iupui.edu or (317) 278-2238

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