PURT Applications are open!

For more information or to apply for the 2023 PURT Training Program, please visit the PURT 2023 Application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/purt2023.

We have extended the application deadline to February 13, 2023

 For any questions please reach out to Administrative Assistant, Shantel Audain at saudain@ccny.cuny.edu.

The goals of PURT are to assist students at all levels in their academic careers to be engaged in cancer research, and to support their career development. We prepare our trainees for laboratory positions and for graduate work. We especially encourage women, underrepresented minorities, and economically disadvantaged students to apply. Students will have a research experience in Summer 2023 and receive a stipend, in addition to attending a year-long enrichment and development program.



RFA Issue Date: January 10, 2023
Letter of Intent Deadline: March 24, 2023
Application Deadline: April 26, 2023
Expected Award Date: Sept 1, 2024

CCNY-MSK Partnership for Cancer Research, Training, and Community Outreach will be submitting our 4th renewal application in January of 2024 and are requesting applications for highly competitive, and innovative Full and Pilot projects to include within our application.

Please view the Research Fund Announcement here for full details on the application guidelines.

Award Amounts:
• Full projects may request up to $250,000 per year across a three-year project period
• Pilot projects may request up to $100,000 per year across a two-year project period.

Funding for the selected proposals is contingent upon the renewal of the Partnership’s overall grant application.

• Proposal must have a Principal Investigator from City College of New York and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
• Proposal focus areas may include: 1) translational cancer health disparities; 2) biomedical engineering projects relevant to impacting cancer health disparities; 3) differences in tumor biology related to genetic variation across racial and ethnic groups; 4) barriers to biospecimen/biobanking collection among racial/ethnically diverse and underrepresented populations; 5) impact of discrimination on cancer outcomes; and 6) risk factors for cancer, e.g., obesity, tobacco, etc.

Interested applicants must submit their LOI by March 24, 2023, and research application by April 26, 2023 to u54partnership@mskcc.org.  

Contact Program Manager Nicole Roberts-Eversley, robertsn@mskcc.org with any questions.