A World Class Training Environment

CCR promotes a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. Our infrastructure gives us the flexibility to leverage the strengths of experts from diverse fields and enables CCR to complement and interface with the broader cancer research community, including academia and industry.  Our research program has the scientific talent, technology, and long-term support required to tackle high-risk, high-reward research.

CCR's culture:

  • Supports both investigator-initiated research and team science
  • Encourages the creation of collaborative networks to accelerate progress
  • Promotes investment in technology development
  • Moves discoveries seamlessly from the lab to the NIH Clinical Center and back to the lab
  • Responds quickly to new NCI goals, urgent public need, or new scientific opportunities 

Research Fields

Postdoctoral fellows who train at CCR are mentored by eminent scientists in fields such as:

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Virology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry/Chemical Biology
  • Chromosome Biology/Epigenetics
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Immunology
  • RNA Biology
  • Structural Biology