DF/HCC SPORE in Gastrointestinal Cancer Developmental Research Project (DRP) Awards

February 10, 2017


The Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Specialized Program in Research Excellence (SPORE) seeks applications for Developmental Project Awards in Gastrointestinal Cancer Research.

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS: Developmental Research Projects

AWARD AMOUNT: Between $50,000 to $75,000 (direct costs) per year; renewable
APPLICATION DEADLINE: On or before Friday, May 12, 2017

Applicants must be on the faculty at Harvard Medical School or the Harvard School of Public Health at the level of Instructor or higher. A track record of interest and productivity in gastrointestinal cancer research is strongly desired. The research plan and career goals of the individual may include the disciplines of basic biology, translational science, clinical science, population studies, outcomes, social science but must have a plan for translation into humans, since the purpose of the this program is to promote translational research in Gastrointestinal Cancers. Applications will be judged on their merit and/or their potential contribution to the overall status of the DF/HCC Gastrointestinal Malignancies Program/GI SPORE.

Awardees will compete yearly for renewals and the individual will become a member of the DF/HCC Gastrointestinal Malignancies Program and the DF/HCC GI SPORE. Awardees will be expected to attend SPORE activities (meetings, retreats, research presentations). Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We anticipate awarding 2-4 awards in the approximate amount of $50,000 to $75,000 in annual direct costs.

Please forward a single PDF file containing all materials to Samantha Heydon (email: SamanthaL_Heydon@dfci.harvard.edu) by 5 PM Friday, May 12, 2017.  Please cc: Adam Bass, MD (DFCI) (Adam_Bass@dfci.harvard.edu) with your submission.

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