Moores Cancer Center

Training Programs

Graduate and Postdoctoral Training Programs

CRIN - Cancer Researchers in Nanotechnology

PIs: Robert Mattrey, MD, Andrew Kummel, PhD

CRIN trains 7 graduate students, postdocs, and MD fellows in nanotechnology in cancer research. State matching funds allow two additional URM graduate students to be supported at 60% level.

CT2 - Cancer Therapeutics Training Program

PI: Stephen Howell, MD

CT2 provides both scientists and physician-scientists an intensive two-year period of post-doctoral hands-on training in developmental therapeutics focused on cancer drugs and mentored by individuals from both academia and industry who are national leaders in each part of the development process. There are 8 current trainees.

ISCTP - The Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program

PI: Sylvia Evans, PhD

The Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program at UCSD from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) supports 6 pre-doctoral students, 5 postdoctoral fellows, and 5 clinical fellows.

UCSD NIH/NCI Cancer Training Grant

PI: Daniel Donaghue, PhD

The Cancer Training Grant currently has funding for five predoctoral trainees, seven postdoctoral trainees, and one postdoctoral minority to initiate their cancer focused research. The 34 training faculty are nearly all members of the UCSD cancer center and many have laboratories in the cancer center.

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