AACR Educational Workshops and Professional Development Opportunities

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The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is the oldest and largest scientific organization in the world focused on every aspect of high-quality, innovative cancer research. Committed to building and training a diverse cancer research workforce, the AACR invests in the training of the next generation of cancer researchers and early-career investigators by offering the following Educational Workshops in 2020.


AACR/ASCO Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop (Vail, CO) * 

Clinical fellows and junior faculty level clinical investigators will learn the essentials of effective clinical trial design and discuss the full spectrum of challenges and opportunities in clinical cancer research. 

Application deadline: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

For more information: www.aacr.org/mccrus20  Contact: Kathryn Leonard (kathryn.leonard@aacr.org)


Molecular Biology in Clinical Oncology Workshop (Snowmass Village, CO) *
Physicians or clinical oncology fellows in any subspecialty with the intent of a career as a physician-scientist will be guided in the principles of designing scientific experiments based on examples from faculty, grant writing, and hands-on laboratory techniques. 

Application deadline: Monday, March 30, 2020

For more information: www.aacr.org/mbco20     Contact: Amy Baran (amy.baran@aacr.org)


Integrative Molecular Epidemiology Workshop: Bridging Cancer Biology and Precision Medicine (Boston, MA) *

Molecular epidemiologists, geneticists, statisticians, bioinformaticians, molecular biologists, physician-scientists, and others who have completed basic coursework in epidemiology will be trained in the integration of biology and epidemiology in studies of cancer etiology and disease outcome. 

Application deadline: Monday, April 13, 2020

For more information: www.aacr.org/ime20        Contact: Shakira Nelson (shakira.nelson@aacr.org)


Translational Cancer Research for Basic Scientists Workshop (Boston, MA)
Basic scientists at the pre- or postdoctoral level and early-career scientists will gain an in-depth understanding of translational research, enabling the adaptation of their research for maximum clinical impact and transition into translational cancer medicine. 

Application deadline: Thursday, May 7, 2020

For more information: www.aacr.org/tcr20          Contact: Lyngine Calizo (lyngine.calizo@aacr.org)


*This program is supported in part by a grant from the National Cancer Institute.



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