The purpose of the MTOR program is to provide exceptional postdoctoral scientists, trained in basic science, with an intensive translational-focused training program, and to bestow them with the knowledge and tools, that will enable them to make and drive key advances in cancer research and expand treatment options for patients.
15 lectures, especially designed for MTOR, will be presented by our preceptors jointly with their clinical collaborators to showcase the principles of translational cancer research and team science.
Tri-Institutional Responsible Conduct of Research:
Aims to heighten the awareness of trainees to ethical considerations relevant to the conduct of research and inform about applicable federal, state, and institutional polices.
Upon competitive renewal, trainees will:
Transitioning to Research Independence:
A seminar series geared towards postdoctoral researchers and fellows who plan to set up their own laboratory and develop their own research program at an academic institution. Trainees will comprehend the faculty application process; understand strategies for funding, mentoring and leadership to effectively run their own research group.