New reasearch opportunities offered by CCNY/MSKCC Partnership. Deadline to apply - Dec 20th, 2009
CCNY/MSKCC Partnership program is offering a new research opportunity in emerging technology for undergraduate juniors and seniors for one year. Application deadline - Dec 20th
CCNY/MSKCC Partnership program is offering a new research opportunity in emerging technology for undergraduate juniors and seniors for one year. This opportunity will provide funding for Research Training in Molecular imaging with a focus on nanotechnology. Students will be trained in the department of Radiology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Each student will be provided a research stipend and opportunity to attend a scientific conference and must fulfill program requirements.
Students will work with one (or more) of the four mentors listed below:
1. Dr. Jason Lewis, PhD, Chief, Radiochemistry Service, Director, Cyclotron Core and Associate Vice Chair for Research.
Research focused: The development of new PET radiopharmaceuticals for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
2. Dr. Vladimir Ponomarev, MD, PhD, Assistant Member.
Research focused: The development of new reporter genetic systems for specific applications, such as sequential in-vivo imaging studies in cancer biology, cancer immunotherapy and radiation sciences.
3. Dr. Michelle Bradbury, MD, PhD, Assistant Attending.
Research focused: Multimodal Core-Shell Silica-based Nanoparticle platforms (“C dots”)
4. Dr. Jan Grimm, MD, PhD, Assistant Attending and Assistant Member.
Research focused: The development of new imaging approaches with targeted and activatable agents, many of them bases on nanoparticles.
Deadline to Submit the Application is December 20th, 2009
For more information please contact:
CCNY/MSKCC Partnership for Cancer Research
The City College of New York
Marshak Hall, Room 537