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American Cancer Society Extramural Research & Training Grants Workshop

Date Mon, Nov 16
Time 1: 00 PM - 2: 30 PM
Location Online


The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Georgetown University Medical Center are proud to host Susanna Greer, PH.D., Scientific Director, Clinical Cancer Research and Immunology as she discusses American Cancer Society grant opportunities and grantsmanship tips.

The American Cancer Society awards research grants and fellowships to promising scientists early in their careers who have unique hypotheses for cancer prevention and study, fostering the next generation of cancer research and creating a strong foundation of preliminary evidence to make scientific advancements.

The Society also sponsors grants that support training for health professionals seeking to develop their clinical expertise and/or their ability to conduct independent research.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Provide overview of American Cancer Society funded grants and research
  • Provide “Insider Tips” for a successful application process
  • Understand how grants will be evaluated
  • Understand success rates in future funding
  • Understand online resources

Who should attend?

  • Junior Faculty
  • Residents/Trainees
  • Post-Doctoral Fellows
  • Graduate Students
  • Administrators

Registration is required. Please pre-register by November 9, 2020 at 5 PM EST. The URL link will be provided to virtual participants via the registration confirmation email.


Dr. Susanna Greer joined the American Cancer Society (ACS) as Director of Clinical Cancer Research, Nutrition, and Immunology in 2015. In this capacity, Dr. Greer speaks to donors, volunteers, and researchers on behalf of the ACS; directs scientific review and strategic planning; oversees outreach activities of ACS grantees; and collaborates with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), to enhance scientific advocacy for cancer research.

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