5th Annual Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) Training Workshop

November 10, 2020


I am pleased to reach out to you with an announcement that we are taking applications for our 5th annual Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) Training Workshop for early career investigators (i.e., junior faculty and postdocs).  [Download Flyer]

The Workshop focuses on working with Fellows on developing grant applications related to obesity and cancer from a translational and transdisciplinary perspective. Basic scientists, clinician-scientists and population scientists are encouraged to apply.

Funded by the U.S. National Cancer Institute and led by Yale University’s Dr. Melinda Irwin with a Senior Advisory Board and an expert international faculty, this 5-day, in residence* annual Workshop includes networking and collaborative opportunities with Faculty who span an array of professional disciplines. Formal didactic learning is integrated with one-on-one dialog and small group discussions to enable fellows to learn from each other, from faculty, and to develop a TD network. 

The 5th annual course will be held June 20-25, 2021 at Water’s Edge Resort, Westbrook, CT, US. Costs will be covered. 

  • Notification of Intent to apply (simple, informal email to dlowry@fredhutch.org) is due no later than December 15, 2020.
  • Full application is due no later than Friday, January 15, 2021.

For more detail and to apply, visit TRECTraining.yale.edu.   Questions:  contact Diana Lowry dlowry@fredhutch.org      

*Travel contingent on safety allowances due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  If necessary, we will conduct the 2021 Workshop virtually via Zoom, June 20-25, 2021.  Decision will be made by April 1, 2021.

Below are a few of many testimonials as voiced by previous TREC Fellows.