University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Membership

Benefits of Membership

Through 10 CCSG-supported Research Programs and 13 Shared Resources, UPCI members are afforded:

  • Opportunities for interactions and collaborations between and among investigators with an interest in basic, translational and clinical cancer research
  • Opportunities to develop interdisciplinary initiatives
  • A dynamic environment for exchanging state-of-the-art research related to cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Notification of research and clinical funding opportunities
  • Notification of UPCI Program-related activities, including seminars, symposia, training and retreats
  • Priority access to UPCI Shared Resources and clinical research support services
  • Access to UPCI-wide and Program-specific seminars that are open to all members
  • Access to the UPCI grant pre-submission review process that provides critiques of grant proposal drafts by a group of experienced faculty and staff with scientific and editorial expertise. Reviewers make recommendations for improvements prior to submission for peer-reviewed funding.