Call for applications: 2017 NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention

The following text is from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health:

The 2017 NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention is currently accepting applications!

NCI hosts the “NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention” every year in Rockville, Maryland. The Curriculum provides scientists and health care professionals training on cancer control, prevention and research. The Principles and Practice of Cancer Control Course, to be held July 10th – August 4th, 2017, focuses on concepts, methods, issues, and applications related to cancer prevention and control. The Molecular Prevention Course, to be held August 7th– August 11th, 2017, provides a strong background in the molecular biology and genetics of cancer and an overview of basic laboratory approaches applied to cutting-edge research in the fields of molecular epidemiology, chemoprevention, biomarkers, and translational research.

The application deadline is February 15th, 2017. A limited amount of financial support may be available for selected meritorious applications. Please visit the Summer Curriculum website for the application and further information: