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Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial International Study Grants (Geneva, Switzerland)

The YY grant provides an important opportunity to advance cancer research through international collaboration. Their purpose is to enable cancer investigators from any country to carry out bilateral research projects abroad which exploit complementary materials or skills, including advanced training in experimental methods or special techniques.

Objectives: To initiate, set up or pursue bilateral cancer research projects with collaborating investigators abroad;
To exchange and exploit complementary skills and material;
To receive training in advanced experimental research methods and techniques.

Eligibility: Possess PhD (or equivalent degree*) at least 2 years prior to the application closing date of the YY ; Actively engaged in cancer research; Have recent publications in the international peer-reviewed literature.

Duration: Up to 3 months

Average value: US$10,000

Deadline: July 1st, 2014

More information available at: http://www.uicc.org/node/12009