Welcome to CABTRAC.org
The Cancer Biology Training Consortium (CABTRAC) was established in 2005 to facilitate the exchange of ideas between individuals and institutions dedicated to the mission of training the next generation of cancer researchers. The consortium works closely with over 80 institutions within the US as well as the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Training Branch.
“We just received the NOA from NCI renewing our T32 training grant. I strongly believe the information I gained at CABTRAC over the last 2 years of my attendance was very helpful toward the development of our competitive renewal.”
Scott I. Abrams, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology & Director of Graduate Studies
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
The 2018 Cancer Biology Annual Retreat will be held in Davenport, Iowa Sunday, October 28 through Tuesday, October 30 at the Hotel Blackhawk. The University of Iowa/Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center will host the 14th annual conference.
Program Survey Results
|For the school year:
(Averages from sampled respondents)
|Total number of graduate students in CB program||20.3||21||23.1|
|# Citizens/Permanent Residents||15.9||16.3||16.9|
|# International Students||4.3||5||6.4|
|# Under Represented Minority||4.6||4.6||4.3|
|# Training Grant Eligible||15.9||16.1||16.7|
Has your institution/department adopted a required final Ph.D. thesis format?
55% Yes 45% No
Do you think it is important that a standardized final Ph.D. thesis format is adopted by a program or institution?
55% Yes 27% No 18% Depends
Would it be helpful if CABTRAC recommended a final Ph.D. thesis format?
18% Yes 55% No 27% Maybe
View required formats from member institutions:
Presentations and Handouts from the
2017 Cancer Biology Annual Retreat
& CABTRAC Annual Meeting held October 29, 30 & 31
at the Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington
are available HERE