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NCI at NIH Virtual Seminar: Oct. 27-30, 2020

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Thank you for joining us for the first NIH Virtual Seminar. During the conference, you can access our booth schedule, special presentations, and all NCI resources. After the conference, we will post the summary of our Live Chat sessions questions and answers.

To join our daily Live Chat sessions and access all of our booth presentations, visit NCI at NIH Virtual Seminar - Booth Schedule and Events.

Daily Live Booth Chat

Tuesday, October 27 - Friday, October 30, 12:00-5:00 pm ET
Chat with Program and Grants Management staff

Resources about NCI

  • NCI’s Role in Cancer Research

    Cancer research is a vast, complex enterprise that involves researchers from many different disciplines, working across a research continuum, to produce biomedical advances. Learn about NCI’s role as the largest funder of cancer research in the world.

  • NCI Research Areas

    Making sustained progress against cancer requires advances across the research continuum. Learn about the breadth of NCI's work and the programs the institute supports to advance cancer research.

  • Extramural Research

    Five extramural research divisions and several offices and centers monitor and administer NCI’s extramural grant and contract research activities.

NCI New Applicants/Grant Recipient Resources

  • The NCI Grants Process Book pdf file (58 MB)

    This comprehensive document is a great learning tool for those new to NIH/NCI grants. The PDF covers the complete lifecycle of the process including how to find funding opportunities, get registered, apply, requirements if you are funded and closeout. Learn about the various NCI staff roles and navigating the world of grants.

  • Navigating the Grant Process from Application Through Award

    NCI online content walking through the grant process and requirements. Bookmark these pages as a great reference for questions along your journey about application, review, award, and on-going administration within the NCI.

  • NCI Tips for Creating a Cover Letter pdf file (71 KB)

    A cover letter is not always required, but it is highly recommended. Use one to help the NIH Division of Receipt and Referral direct your application to a specific NIH Institute or Center and to a specific study section. Reviewers do not have access to the Cover Letter.

  • Training and Career Development

    Find information regarding NCI funding for Training and Career development for researchers.

  • Division of Cancer Biology - Resources for New Grant Recipients

    Visit the New Grantee Workshop section to find a collection of resources to guide new grant recipients working with cancer biology.

  • Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences - Resources for New Grantees

    Collection of resources to guide new grant recipients working with cancer control and population sciences.

  • NCI Support for Early Stage Investigators & MERIT Awards

    NCI is committed to supporting Early Stage Investigators (ESIs). Our MERIT award provides a longer period of support for eligible investigators; up to 7 years.

  • NCI Grant Policies

    Research grants are subject to a variety of policy requirements. Find highlights of policy announcements or changes specific to NCI.

  • NCI Funding Opportunities, Special Initiatives, & Research Topics

    Find current funding opportunities and areas of special interest where NCI is seeking to solicit grant applications.

  • Funding for Cancer Training

    Find funding for training grants, fellowships, research career development awards, and education research grants for students and scientists at universities and institutions across the country.

  • Technology Transfer and Small Business Partnerships

    NCI is involved in many research-related collaborations and partnerships, including efforts to advance the development of new medical devices and therapies, move new technologies from the lab to the clinic, advance research, and spur economic development.

Documents and Resources from the NCI Booth

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