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Research to End Disparities (RED) Grant Program
The Harper Cancer Research Institute is launching a pilot fund program to promote research that addresses cancer health disparities. The goal of the HCRI Research to End Disparities (RED) Program is to generate key data to support an application to National Cancer Institute for basic research in cancer health disparities or an application to the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
The Cancer Cure Venture Grant, made possible by the Walther Cancer Foundation, is intended to support innovative research projects conceived at the interdisciplinary interface of biology, chemistry, engineering, genetics and medicine.
The Interdisciplinary Interface Training Program Grant, made possible by the Walther Cancer Foundation, supports interdisciplinary training of pre-doctoral fellows addressing cancer-specific problems using integrative approaches. This funding mechanism is intended to support trainees with innovative research projects conceived at the interface of two or more disciplines (biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, medicine, physics, psychology, etc).
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship offers undergraduate students an opportunity to carry out cancer research over the summer. HCRI offers $5000 fellowships to undergraduate members of HCRI working on a cancer-related project this summer. These funds are meant to serve as a $4250 stipend and $750 for supplies.
Harper Cancer Research Institute’s Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows Travel Grants are available to support Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows traveling to academic conferences. Each grant is worth $250.
The Rapid Exposure to Advanced Computational Training (REACT) program is a short-term initiative to support graduate students to receive the latest training in computational tools and techniques in their field. REACT will provide up to $1,300 to cover student tuition and registration to participate in nationally-recognized workshops that provide the latest training in computational approaches.