American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society
(ACS) has given the U.Va. Cancer
Center an institutional research award to provide young cancer
investigators with "seed grants."
also encourages programs in psychosocial and behavioral research,
as well as cancer care for the economically disadvantaged.
Junior investigators who have not received support from prior
ACS institutional research grants and have faculty appointments
are eligible for the grants. Those currently (as of Oct. 1, 2000)
accepting funds from national granting agencies, and established
investigators (associate or full professors), residents, post-doctoral
and graduate students, are not eligible.
totalling a maximum of $20,000 will fund three to five projects.
Individual allocations can be used for equipment, consumable supplies
and limited technical support.
Grant applications are available at the Cancer Center, Corner
Building (old Student Health) on University Avenue, Box 334, Health
Sciences Center, 924-2562. The original and 15 copies of the application
and biographical sketch must be sent to the Cancer Center by Sept.