March 29, 2002

IRG funding available for junior faculty

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Fleisher and graduate student Dong-Sheng Cheng examine the genetically altered mice in the lab. (photo by Neil Brake)

Junior faculty members at Vanderbilt University with an interest in cancer research are encouraged to apply for support by Vanderbilt’s Institutional Research Grant (IRG) from the American Cancer Society.

These funds are intended to provide seed money to researchers with an interest in cancer who do not have national grant support of their own and who have not received prior support form the IRG.

Forms and instructions also can be obtained from the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Web site at, under the heading “Research and Science.”