All questions regarding these or any other funding opportunities should be directed to Susan Ruppert, (205) 975-0359 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UAB Funding Opportunities

Request for Letters of Intent for NCI Outstanding Investigator Award (R35)

Deadlines
  • CV/Biosketch and Project Outline: Aug. 20, 2020

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center seeks to nominate one to two researchers for the National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award. The purpose of this award is to provide long-term support and increased flexibility for investigators with outstanding records of research productivity to continue or to embark upon a research program of unusual potential in cancer.

Submit your CV or biosketch and a three-page outline of your proposed research as one combined document to Susan Ruppert, Ph.D., via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Aug. 20, 2020. Nominees will submit a full application to the NCI by Nov. 6.

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center Application to Submit for F99/K00 in Cancer Research

Deadlines
  • Pre-application Packet: Aug. 31, 2020

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center is accepting applications from predoctoral students in their fourth or fifth year for the F99/K00 program from NIH/NCI. This mechanism provides funding for up to the last two years of work on the student's dissertation, as well as four years of funding for postdoctoral training.

Submit a pre-application packet to Meredith Preuss, Ph.D., via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Aug. 31, 2020. One applicant will then be selected by a committee of O'Neal Cancer Center faculty members to apply to the NIH by Nov. 16.