October 18, 2006
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Career Development Award
American Association for Cancer Research
Career Development Awards
AACR - Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Career Development Award
The AACR Career Development Awards provide important transitional support as investigators move from postdoctoral studies to faculty status. The AACR-Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Career Development Award in Breast Cancer Research supports projects in basic, translational, clinical, or prevention research with 100% applicability to breast cancer. Potential candidates for this award are also encouraged to consider the AACR-Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award .
SUPPORT PROVIDED: The term of the award is for two years (July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2009) with a grant of $50,000 per year. The award, provided to the winner's sponsoring institution, must be used for direct research expenses, which may include payments to research assistants. No indirect costs are provided with this award. The grant is not intended to replace or supplement the salary of the awardee. Payments will be made directly to the institution on a quarterly basis; the first payment will be made on July 1, 2007. Attendance at the AACR 2007 Annual Meeting to accept the Award; registration and travel support will be provided. Support is also provided for attendance at the 2008 AACR Annual Meeting. Participation in a national dialogue on breast health care is required, if asked by the Komen Foundation to participate. The winners must devote a substantial portion of time, ordinarily 70%, to cancer research during
the award years.
Posted by sharum at October 18, 2006 10:58 AM