Funding for Researchers

Funding is a basic necessity in the Center’s work and our member researchers receive funding through a variety of awards and grants. The following pages detail the funding guidelines and application requirements for each.


Purdue Center for Cancer Research INTERNAL* funding opportunities:



ACS Institutional Grants for Junior Faculty: Deadline - September 26, 2011

Innovative Cancer Research Pilot Projects

FASTR Deadline for scheduling an appointment: November 15, 2011
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2011

*How to Acknowledge the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research


EXTERNAL funding opportunities:

AACR Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Grants

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy

Beckman Young Investigators Program
: Deadline October 3, 2011

Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities for FY11

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Discovery Award FY11 - Pre-application due October 13, 2011.  Application due October 27, 2011.

Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program for FY11

Department of Defense Bone Marrow Research Program for FY11

Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program FY11

NIH 2012 Director's Pioneer Award Program (DP1): Deadline October 7, 2011

NIH Instrument Development for Biomedical Applications (R21): 
Deadline October 11, 2011

NIH 2012 Director's New Innovator Award Program (DP2): Deadline October 14, 2011

NIH Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Drug Delivery Systems (R01)

NSF Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated Research Projects

NIH Pilot Studies in Pancreatic Cancer (R21 and R03): Deadline - October 16, 2011.

Lustgarten Foundation - Innovator Awards Program:  Deadline - September 12, 2011

Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research:  Deadline December 1, 2011

William Lawrence and Blanche Foundation 2011:  Deadline - October 18, 2011



NIH to Fund Pediatric Biomarker Studies