Connecting the UCSF cancer community with education, mentoring, and career development across all trainee levels.
Featured Career Development Opportunity
Bench to Bedside Workshop
July 18-22, 2022
This FREE workshop will provide training and a rigorous foundation for hypothesis-driven, patient-focused research, covering clinical and preclinical iteration. Attendees will participate in interactive didactic and individualized discussions that culminate in a translational and/or clinical research protocol synopsis focused on testing a patient-centered hypothesis of their interest(s). Open to all senior fellows and early career faculty. Email Jennifer Seuferer to register.
HDFCCC Staff Opportunities
Healthcare Professional Career Development Program
Med School Application Essay Mentoring
This program will match HDFCCC staff who are applying for med school with current UCSF med students to receive mentoring on their application essays. Additionally, participants will be organized into small groups to receive feedback from each other. Click here for more information and to apply. Application due Feb. 21. Open to all HDFCCC staff.
Train for New Career as a Medical Assistant
Are you or your UCSF colleagues interested in a career in Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, or EKG Tech? Earn in-demand certifications and learn how to perform routine tasks for successful entry into the health care field. Convenient evening/weekend hybrid online classes and in-person labs, externship (backfill compensated), and ongoing job placement support included. Provided for free in partnership with UCSF Anchor Institute and Bay Area Medical Academy, a small minority owned entity. Click here for more information. Open to all UCSF staff.
Trainee Opportunities
Big Data Training for Cancer Research - Summer 2022 Purdue University

This 14-day workshop will help cancer researchers develop skills for managing, visualizing, analyzing, and integrating various types of omics data in cancer studies. Open to cancer researchers including oncologists, faculty, postdoc researchers and grad. students. Click here for more information and to apply. Free for those accepted.




´╗┐UC Davis Postdoc Positions for Breast Cancer Research

Multiple, immediate NIH and DOD-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate positions are available in the Bhatnagar Laboratory. The Lab is interested in epigenetic-therapeutic strategies for breast cancer for which they use large-scale and focused loss-of-function shRNA, CRISPR/Cas9 genetic screens and comparative transcriptional screens. Click here for more information.
Postdoc Opportunity: UCSF Partnerships for Research in Implementation Science for Equity (PRISE) Center
The PRISE Center invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow to join a team of interdisciplinary scholars focused on collaborating closely with implementing partners to design, conduct and disseminate implementation research focused on improving uptake of evidence-based practices and policies that improve health equity. Click here for more information.
Faculty Opportunities
Cancer Cell Map Initiative (CCMI) Cytoscape Training
January 26th, 11am - 12pm
This seminar will cover the basics of Cytoscape, the popular network visualization and analysis tool. Feel free to forward to any colleagues or peers who may be interested (even beyond UCSF). Click here to sign up. Open to all faculty, trainee, and staff.
NCI Early Investigator Advancement Program (EIAP)
EIAP's goal is to facilitate the advancement of scientists from diverse backgrounds to become independent investigators. It provides training in professional skills, R01 grant preparation, provides access to a mentoring and peer network, and community building. Click here for more information.
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