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A Comprehensive Cancer Center Designated by the National Cancer Institute

Benefits of Membership

In addition to the intangible benefits such as collegial interaction with basic, clinical and population researchers, UCCCC investigators and associate investigators, members are eligible for the following:

Access to and discounted rates with UCCCC shared resources

Start up funds for new faculty

The UCCCC partners with a member's primary department in providing start-up funds for faculty involved in cancer research, including:

  • Research funds for pilot projects;
  • Research funds for innovative, early phase clinical trials;
  • Seed funding for data generation in preparation for large multidisciplinary, multidepartmental grants (e.g., SPORES, P01s, Center grants);
  • Pre- and post-award support in the submission and administration of multidisciplinary, multidepartmental grants (e.g., SPORES, P01s, Center grants). UCCCC staff will assume responsibility for budget preparation, collection of all grant materials (biosketches, other support, etc.), grant compilation and submission, and preparation and submission of progress reports/non-competing renewals;
  • Access to program-specific activities, such as seminars, retreats, journal clubs, and travel funds; and
  • Access to UCCCC activities, such as the UCCCC Seminar Series and the UCCCC Translational Conference.