27th Annual Short Course on Experimental Models of Human Cancer

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Highseas Conference Center
276 Schooner Head Rd
Bar Harbor, ME

The course mixes morning lectures with hands-on, afternoon workshops. Sessions focus on stem cells and epigenetics, xenografting and humanized mice, cancer genomics, modeling, disease progression and therapeutic interventions.

Registration Fee: $1900 Fee Includes all course materials, meals and shared lodging at the Highseas Conference Center. No money is due at time of application. Scholarships are available!

Scholarship funds are available for the majority of Courses and Workshops delivered by The Jackson Laboratory. Scholarships are supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, NIH grants, foundation awards and gifts or donations to The Jackson Laboratory. Not all courses or workshops are funded by NIH awards.

The Jackson Laboratory strongly encourages the participation of groups under-represented in biomedical sciences, including persons with disabilities. For scholarship awards, first preference will be given to students, post-doctoral fellows, or junior faculty from populations under-represented in the biomedical sciences currently enrolled in, or working at, a U.S. institution. (See also NIH NOT-OD-15-053 for definitions regarding under-represented groups).  NIH funded scholarships may be restricted to citizens of the United States.

Scholarship funds will offset either all or a portion of the tuition and fees required to attend the educational program. Funds will not be sent to successful awardees; rather funds are credited to applicants who register to take a course. In a few circumstances travel awards may be available for courses or workshops. Availability of travel awards will be indicated on individual course or workshop home pages on the JAX website.

To apply for a scholarship please provide at the time of application:

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume.
  • Written statement of need (100-250 words).
  • Written statement describing how the course/workshop will foster your academic or career objectives (100-250 words).

APPLY TO ATTENDThe scholarship application form is included in this online form

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