AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Memorial Lectureship

Funding Agency:
American Association for Cancer Research

The AACR established this Lectureship in 1993 in honor of renowned virologist and discoverer of the Friend virus, Dr. Charlotte Friend, for her pioneering research on viruses, cell differentiation, and cancer.

The lecture is intended to give recognition to an outstanding female or male scientist who has made meritorious contributions to the field of cancer research and who has, through leadership or by example, furthered the advancement of women in science.

Deadline for nominations: Sep. 15, 2023

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Eligibility Requirements

Cancer researchers affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world may be nominated. Such institutions include those in academia, industry, or government.

The Lectureship may only be presented to an individual investigator.

Institutions and/or organizations are not eligible to receive the Lectureship.

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

September 15, 2023