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Extramural Research & Training Grants Workshop, 8/9 in HSRF 200 at 2pm

July 12, 2019 by Jennifer Smith

Save the date to join Susanna Greer, Ph.D., Director, Clinical Research and Immunology as she discusses American Cancer Society grant opportunities and grantsmanship tips. This program is a joint presentation of the University of Vermont Cancer Center and the Northern New England Clinical & Translational Research Network.
Please join Susanna Greer, Ph.D., Director, Clinical Research and Immunology as she discusses American Cancer Society grant opportunities and grantsmanship tips.  The American Cancer Society awards research grants and fellowships to promising scientists early in their careers who have unique hypotheses for cancer prevention and study, fostering the next generation of cancer research and creating a strong foundation of preliminary evidence to make scientific advancements.

The Society also sponsors grants that support training for health professionals seeking to develop their clinical expertise and/or their ability to conduct independent research.

Workshop Objectives:
• Provide overview of American Cancer Society funded grants and research
• Provide “Insider Tips” for a successful application process
• Understand how grants will be evaluated
• Understand success rates in future funding
• Understand online resources
Who Should Attend:
• Junior Faculty
• Residents/Trainees
• Post-Doctoral Fellows
• Graduate Students
• Administrators

Dr. Susanna Greer joined the American Cancer Society (ACS) as Director of Clinical Cancer Research, Nutrition, and Immunology in 2015. In this capacity, Dr. Greer speaks to donors, volunteers, and researchers on behalf of the ACS; directs scientific review and strategic planning; oversees outreach activities of ACS grantees; and collaborates with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), to enhance scientific advocacy for cancer research.

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