AACR-Genentech BioOncology Fellowship for Cancer Research on the HER Family Pathway

Funding Agency:
American Association for Cancer Research

The AACR-Genentech BioOncology Fellowship for Cancer Research on the HER Family Pathway represents a joint effort to encourage and support a postdoctoral or clinical research fellow to conduct cancer research on the HER Family Pathway and establish a successful career path in this field.

Deadline: July 19, 2016

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Eligibility Requirements

​At the start of the grant term on October 1, 2016, applicants must: hold a full-time, mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent; have completed his or her most recent doctoral degree within the past five years (i.e., degree cannot have been conferred before October 2, 2011); and work under the auspices of a mentor at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world. If eligibility is based on a future position, the position must be confirmed at the time of application, and can NOT be contingent upon receiving this grant.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent doctoral degree) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral or professional degree.

Employees or subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or for-profit private industry are not eligible.

Any individual who currently holds an active AACR grant may not apply. Past AACR grantees may apply if they complied with all progress and financial report requirements.  

Investigators may submit only one application for the AACR-Genentech BioOncology Fellowship for Cancer Research on the HER Family Pathway but may concurrently apply for other AACR grants. However, applicants are expected to accept the first grant they are awarded. Individuals may accept and hold only one AACR grant at a time.

Investigators currently or previously holding the rank of instructor, adjunct professor, assistant professor, research assistant professor, the equivalent or higher are not eligible. Qualified researchers are invited to apply for an AACR Career Development Award.

Amount

$100,000

Funding Type

Award

Eligibility

Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

July 19, 2016