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Chainbreaker GOpher a Cure Awards

The Chainbreaker GOpher a Cure Awards are intended to foster interdisciplinary research encompassing novel, hypothesis-driven studies of cancer-related topics. The proposal must be a joint, collaborative effort by at least two University of Minnesota faculty (one being a cancer center member) with at least two colleges/schools represented. 

All cancer research focused proposals will be considered, with special interest for topics including cancer and focus on prevention, communications, aging, policy, obesity/nutrition or biomedical engineering.


April 23, 2019
Proposals Due Online

June 17, 2019
Review Decision/Award Notifications

July 1, 2019
Award Period Begins

January 1, 2020
Mid-term Report Due

June 30, 2020
Final Report Due

Apply Online

Proposals are to be submitted online, following the template and application guidelines provided at:


All questions should be directed to Elizabeth Fredie, MCC Research Development Manager, at or 612-624-0653

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 12:00am