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UAB Funding Opportunities

O’Neal Invests

Deadlines
  • Letter of Intent: Oct.15, 2021
  • Proposal: Dec. 3, 2021

The O’Neal Invests program seeks to promote excellence in broad areas of basic, translational and population science research relevant to cancer. Therapeutic clinical trials cannot be supported by this mechanism, but the inclusion of diagnostic or biomarker correlative studies related to a therapeutic protocol that are within the budget constraints will be considered. 

RACE21: Roadmap for America’s Cancer Explorers for the 21st Century

Deadlines
  • Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, but scholarships are limited.

The UAB Center for Community Outreach Development and the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB were recently awarded a National Cancer Institute grant to support the progress of students from high school through UAB’s undergraduate cancer biology programs. The scholarships will support research activities in mentored laboratories by selected students in the program. 

Extramural Funding Opportunities

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