The UCI Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is an organized research unit dedicated to basic cancer research. The CRI has 51 faculty affiliates from departments in the Schools of Biological Sciences, Engineering, Medicine and Physical Sciences. The CRI supports faculty research, organizes cancer related training, and functions as the basic sciences arm of the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. The CRI offices are located in Sprague Hall on the UCI main campus.
CRI Research Opportunities
Graduate students and postdoctorals interested in cancer research should view the research interests of the CRI faculty by exploring the Research section of this website. They should contact faculty of interest directly to inquire about the possibilities of research positions. For students or postdoctorals who are US citizens or permanent residents, stipend support may be available on a competitive basis through an NIH Training Grant in Cancer Biology. To be considered for training grant support, candidates are nominated by their mentors or proposed mentors. Training grant support is typically for three years (predoctorals) or two years (postdoctorals).