Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Fellows meeting at NCI Shady Grove.

Outstanding opportunities for cutting-edge research in the basic, quantitative, social and behavioral sciences, and in clinical cancer prevention, have been the hallmarks of the CPFP since its inception.

DescriptionEligibility | Application Guidelines

The application period for the 2021 Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is open through August 17, 2020.

Program Spotlight

Dr. Samira Brooks Selected as a Scholar for the 2020 Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotechnology (SMDP Biotech).

CPFP Fellow Samira Brooks, Ph.D., M.P.H.

July 22, 2020

Dr. Samira Brooks, a current CPFP Fellow in the NCI Center for Cancer Research, has been selected by the SMDP Biotech Selection Committee as a Scholar for the “2020 Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotechnology (SMDP Biotech)”.  Promoted by the International Center for Professional Development (ICPD), this 1-year career mentoring program pairs ethnically diverse students and early career researchers with industry mentors…

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Deadline Alert

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Fellowship Program Application Deadlines

Application period opened: May 1st, 3:00 pm EDT
Application deadline: August 17th, 11:59 pm EDT
Supporting document deadline: August 24th, 11:59 pm EDT

Most Recently Presented Annual Advances Lecture

Portrait of Avrum “Avi” Spira, M.D., M.Sc.

Avrum “Avi” Spira, M.D., M.Sc. presented the 2020 Annual Advances in Cancer Prevention lecture entitled, "Intercepting Lung Cancer via the Airway Transcriptome".

Date: July 21, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET

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