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

  • Event Summary

    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 submit a ‘mini’ abstract for the planning committee’s review.  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 limited to the first 60 participants. The registration site will be available soon.

    Travel: Attendees are responsible for their own travel expenses. Please wait to make your travel arrangements until you have registered and received confirmation of acceptance into the workshop.

    Contact Information: For questions or to submit your ‘mini’ abstracts (optional), please contact Gina Tesauro at

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