MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Cancer Biology Program Travel Award Application

Please note that the Cancer Biology Program travel award program is temporarily on hold due to COVID-19, and restricted business travel.
We apologize for this inconvenience.  Updates will be provided when possible.

The purpose of the Cancer Biology travel award is to help defray your expenses to attend a meeting or course. 

Cancer Biology Travel awards are $500.00 each. Each student can receive only one award per academic year. Cancer Biology students presenting results at a national or international meeting, or attending a course, are eligible to apply. All applications will be reviewed by the Cancer Biology Steering Committee and awarded based on merit. Please make sure to submit your application by the stated deadlines to allow review by the Steering Committee. Due dates will be: November 15, 2019, January 1, 2020, April 1, 2020 & July 1, 2020.  Students will be notified of their award status within two weeks after the due date. Students who attend 4 of the Student Speaker Series Sessions within the academic year are eligible for an additional $100.

Travel Application Due Date:                               Travel Dates:

11/15/19                                                                  12/15/19 - 2/14/20

1/1/20                                                                      2/15/20 - 5/14/20

TBD                                                                           5/15/20 - 8/31/20

7/1/20                                                                      9/1/20 - 12/14/20

Please submit these items via email in a single PDF to Amy Carter:

CB Travel Award Application

CB Virtual Travel Award Application

Available Training Grants


Cancer Biology Program Invited Speaker Series
Philip Jones, PhD - Executive Director, Institute for Applied Cancer Science (IACS) - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Tuesday, March 3, 2020; 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
South Campus Research Building 4 - 4SCR1.1110 - Auditorium
Invited Speaker Talk Series 3.3.20

2019 Cancer Biology Graduate Program Retreat
October 11-12, 2019
San Luis Resort & Spa, Galveston, Texas

Cancer Biology Ice Cream Social
August 7, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
BSRB S3.8371 - GSBS Large Classroom

2018 Cancer Biology Graduate Program Retreat
October 5-6, 2018
San Luis Resort & Spa, Galveston, Texas