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2017 New Grantee Workshop Overview

The Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) invites you to attend the 2017 DCCPS New Grantee Workshop, September 18-19, 2017.

The workshop brings together new extramural investigators funded by DCCPS who received their first NIH Research Project Grants (R01) in FY 2016 and FY 2017. The primary goals of the workshop are to help build a strong and vibrant cancer control research program and to help advance new investigators’ careers.

You can find more information on the 2017 New Grantee Workshop Overview page.

Professional Development Workshop for Early-Career Investigators
in Behavioral/Social Science Research and Cancer Prevention and Control

August 10-11, 2017
Rockville, Maryland

21st Century Early Career Investigators

The Behavioral Research Program will host a workshop on August 10-11, 2017, in Rockville, Maryland, to enhance professional development of the next generation of behavioral and social scientists in cancer prevention and control.

Intended Audience: Early-career faculty members (within five years of completing a terminal research degree) with no prior NIH grant funding (with the exception of training awards or limited R03/R21 grant history) who are in the position and environment to submit an NIH grant application within the following year. Experience in cancer prevention and control is helpful but not required.

If you have questions about whether this workshop is right for you at your career stage, we invite you to contact the planning committee via Gina Tesauro at The committee will advise whether this workshop is appropriate, or if there are better resources to support your next steps.

Registration: Participation is free, but registration is required and will be strictly limited to the first 60 participants.

Travel: Attendees are responsible for their own travel expenses. Please wait to make your travel arrangements until you receive registration confirmation via email (typically 3 business days following registration).

Contact Information: Please send questions to Gina Tesauro at

Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Gina Tesauro at

Registration is now closed.