GROW: Grant Opportunities Workshop

Date / Time

March 4, 2024

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

GROW: Grant Opportunities Workshop

Join the University of Illinois Cancer Center for this in-person workshop designed for early-stage investigators and postdoctoral researchers. Lunch is provided.

The workshop is a valuable opportunity for those seeking to gain insights into the grant application processes for major funding bodies like the National Cancer Institute, American Cancer Society and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Presenters at the workshop are Jan Kitajewski, PhD, Cancer Center director; Larisa Nonn, PhD, Cancer Center associate director for career enhancement and education; and Jonathan Coloff, PhD, co-leader of the Cancer Center’s Cancer Biology Research Program.

They will share their experiences, discuss the differences in proposals and offer tips for funding success. Attendees will get an understanding of the grant processes and guidance on navigating NCI, ACS and DOD application systems.

Event Details

  • March 4
  • 12-1:30 p.m.
  • UIC College of Medicine Research Building, Room 5175, 909 S. Wolcott Avenue in Chicago.

Register for the event.

Questions? Email the Cancer Center’s Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination team at

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