The Florida Prostate Cancer Research Training Opportunities for Outstanding Leaders (ReTOOL (registered trademark)) Program: Creating Opportunities for Minority HBCU Students
Annual rept. 15 Feb 2012-14 Feb 2013
FLORIDA UNIV GAINESVILLE
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This research training program proposes to create opportunities and promote prostate cancer CaP research careers for minority HBCU students through the Florida Prostate Cancer Research Training Opportunities for Outstanding Leaders ReTOOL Program. Within this reporting period, 29 minority students applied to participate in the ReTOOL program and five students were accepted in 2012. The students participated in didactic and experiential CaP research training from May 3 July 27, 2012 within the scientific environment of the University of Florida UF Shands Cancer Center. The training program ended on July 27 with the ReTOOL Annual Research Showcase, which included poster and oral presentations by the ReTOOL students. The scientific achievements for this reporting period included 17 presentations, 3 publications in press, 2 extramural grant submissions based on the ReTOOL program and 1 award. Currently, we are interviewing students for the 2013 research training program.
- Medicine and Medical Research