Save the Date: Research Workshop



Workshop objectives:

Dr. Doug Hurst, Scientific Director of the Biochemistry and immunology of Cancer program in

the Extramural Discovery Sciences Department, oversees peer review and grants management in

areas related to DNA and RNA mechanisms, immunology and blood cell development, and tumor

biochemistry and endocrinology.

Dr. Nicole Lopanik, Research Program Manager, joined the ACS in 2020. Dr. Lopanik is

responsible for organizing the peer review process for research grant applications in the

Biochemistry and Immunology of Cancer Program, and management of the large portfolio of

grants in this program.


 Provide overview of American Cancer Society funded grants and


 Provide “Insider Tips” for a successful application process

 Understand how grants will be evaluated

 Understand success rates in future funding

 Understand on-line resources

Save the Date for the American Cancer Society writing workshop