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American Cancer Society-Extramural Research & Training Grants Workshop

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM (EST)

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Type Remaining End Quantity
Attend In Person
Please note this is the "In Person" option to attend the American Cancer Society - Extramural Research & Training Grants Workshop. Check-In and Light Refreshments start at 8:30 am. *Only register for one option*
51 Registrations Nov 7, 2018 Free  
Virtual Option - Via Zoom Webinar
Please note this is the "Virtual" option to attend the American Cancer Society - Extramural Research & Training Grants Workshop. The URL link and a call in meeting telephone number (with Webinar ID) will be provided to participants via the confirmation email. The webinar will begin at 9:00 am. *Only register for one option*
170 Registrations Nov 7, 2018 Free  

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Event Details

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 

 

Registration:

All attendees must pre-register by November 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST

Please note there are two options when registering - “In Person” or “Virtual” which will be livestreamed via Zoom. (The URL link will be provided to virtual participants via the registration confirmation email.) 

Please select one option when registering.

More Information:

Please contact | Nikole.Johnston@cancer.org | 814.695.5445


Penn State College of Medicine

For driving directions, please use this GPS Address: 700 HMC Crescent Road, Hershey, PA 17033

Parking & Arrival:

The workshop will take place in the Crescent Building (#14 on the campus map). To enter the building, please use the public entrance located off Crescent Road. Most other building entrances are badge-restricted. Two public parking options are available for your convenience:

Option 1 – Free surface parking is available at the University Fitness & Conference Center (#16 on the campus map). The Crescent Building is a 3-5 minute walk from this parking lot. On-demand shuttle service may be requested through staff in the lobby. This free, on-demand shuttle service may take 15-20 minutes, so please build this time into your travel plans.

Option 2 – Free public parking is also available at the Centerview Parking Garage (#7 on the campus map). This parking garage is located the main campus shuttle route. The shuttle stops here approximately every 8-10 minutes. To take the shuttle, exit the garage at Level 2 on Campus Drive. Tell the driver you need to be dropped off at the “College of Medicine entrance.”

From the Crescent Building lobby, take the elevator to the 7th floor. Turn right and proceed through the next 2 sets of double doors. After walking through the second set of double doors, turn right once more. Lecture Room D will appear on your RIGHT. Please check in at the registration table.

https://med.psu.edu/maps-directions

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Penn State College of Medicine
700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM (EST)


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The American Cancer Society is the largest private, not-for-profit funder of cancer research in the United States, investing more than $4.6 billion since 1946. In that time, we have funded more than 20,000 scientists at more than 1,000 institutions nationwide.

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