OTRC Summer Scholars Program
The Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC), a program of the SCC, offers summer research training opportunities for graduate students. This 12-week program allows students to work under the mentorship of behavioral and population scientists working in the areas of tobacco addiction, control, cessation interventions, alternative and emergence products, and regulatory science.
OTRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program
The OTRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program offers advanced training in tobacco-related research to students who have completed a doctorate in a health-related discipline. The primary goal of the program is for students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to begin an independent research career.
SCC Clinical Research Internship
The SCC’s Clinical Research Internship provides interested graduate and prospective medical students with a hands-on clinical research experience within the SCC’s large clinical trials program. Participating students learn about all aspects of clinical research, from protocol design and scientific / IRB review to regulatory, data reporting and quality, study coordination, and publication of results.
Frontiers in Translational Cancer Research Seminar Series
The SCC’s Frontiers in Translational Cancer Research, a monthly seminar series, introduces graduate and postdoctoral students to recent developments in translational cancer research through an interactive discussion format. Featured presenters are SCC research program members who are conducting nationally funded translational and clinical science.
Annual Cancer Research Symposium
Since 2011, the SCC has hosted an annual Cancer Research Symposium to provide an interactive forum for cancer center members, other interested researchers, and students from a variety of disciplines to share their research. More than 60 poster slots are reserved for graduate and postdoctoral students, and prizes are awarded annually to the top posters in the basic, clinical, and population and behavioral sciences.