American Cancer Society has given the U.Va. Cancer
Center an institutional research award to provide young cancer
investigators with "seed grants." The application deadline is
Junior faculty investigators who have not received support from
prior ACS institutional research grants are eligible for the grants
of up to $20,000. ACS also encourages programs in psychosocial
and behavioral research, as well as cancer care for the economically
currently (as of Feb. 2, 2001) accepting funds from national granting
agencies, and established investigators (associate or full professors),
residents, post-doctoral and graduate students, are not eligible.
applications are available at the Cancer Center; the original
and 15 copies of the application, plus a biographical sketch,
should be sent to the Cancer Center, 4th floor, Hospital West,
Box 800334. For information, call 924-2562.