Training the next generation of cancer researchers

2017 Program Questionnaire

Member programs have asked CABTRAC to poll the membership for information on the following topics:

Final Ph.D. Thesis Format – The final Thesis format is often up to the interpretation of the student and their mentors, and often influenced by the rush of the student to transition to a new postdoc position among other variables. As the Thesis compilation is an integral component of training, can other members share their recommendations for format? Should there be a standardized format?

Training Grant Eligible & Minority Students in Cancer Biology Programs – Information from other training programs would be helpful in understanding where our program stands on the national level. Collection and sharing of data from 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 training program demographics would be appreciated.

Under Represented Minorities: (A) individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups shown to be underrepresented nationally defined as Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders and B) individuals with disabilities, defined as those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.)
Training Grant Eligible Students: (A U.S. citizen, a non-citizen national, or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. U.S. non-citizen nationals are persons born in lands that are not States but are under U.S. sovereignty, jurisdiction, or administration, e.g., American Samoa.)

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