All Cancer Prevention Fellows are required to attend the NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention during their first full summer at NCI. The curriculum has two courses, which are also open to the general scientific community worldwide.

Principles & Practice of Cancer Prevention & Control Course

Dates: July 8 - August 2, 2019

Participants in this four-week summer course will gain a broad-based perspective on concepts, issues, and applications related to this field.


Molecular Prevention Course

Dates: August 5 - August 9, 2019

This one-week course follows the Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control course. It provides a strong background about molecular biology and genetics of cancer, and an overview of cutting-edge research and techniques.

Summer Curriculum Deadlines

The application period for the 2018 NCI Summer Curriculum is CLOSED. The application period for next year will open in November 2018.


NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention faculty consists of approximately 85 leading scientists at NCI, NIH, other government agencies, universities, cancer centers, and public and private organizations throughout the United States. The courses are designed to provide an interactive training experience to allow participants to develop a thorough knowledge about cancer prevention and control.

Summer Curriculum Portal Login

To access the Summer Curriculum Portal, please click  on the link below.

Summer Curriculum Portal