2018-2019 SCCR Year-Round Fellowship Application

Applications are now open to apply for the Simmons Center for Cancer Research Year-Round Fellowship. This award is open to PhD students, and will last from Fall 2018-Fall 2019. Visit the Apply for a Cancer Research Fellowship page under the Research tab above for more information.

Thank You for Your Support!

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We are thrilled to announce that BYU Men’s Head Basketball Coach Dave Rose has won the ESPN Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge, which means $100,000 for cancer research here at the Simmons Center!  Thank you to all who voted, posted, shared, tweeted, or retweeted about this opportunity!

Coach Rose Wins the ESPN Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge!

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Click HERE to see a short video of the announcement that Coach Rose won $100,000 for the Simmons Center for Cancer Research.  To view the article written by Kyle Chilton on byu cougars.com, click HERE.


2018 Summer Fellowship Applications Closed

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This year, 2018, marks the 20th anniversary of the Fellowship Program here at the Simmons Center for Cancer Research.  To celebrate this accomplishment, we will be awarding 20 Spring/Summer Cancer Research Fellowship Grants in honor of the 20 years of research performed here. If you are interested in learning more about the Fellowship Program please click here.

2017 Summer Cancer Research Fellows Announced

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Ashari Kannangara (Biochemistry)

Tsz Ming Jeremy Tsang (Biochemistry)

Michelle Townsend (MMBIO)

Grant Ludlam (Biochemistry)

Diana Nova (Organic Chemistry)

Tsz Yin Chan (Biochemistry)

Deborah Johnson (MMBIO)

Kai Li Ong (MMBIO)

Kiara Vaden (MMBIO)

Edwin Velazquez (MMBIO)

Jordan Finnell (Biochemistry)

Collin Sanderson (Neuroscience)

David Kastner (Biophysics)

Josie Tueller (Microbiology)

Tia Thomas (Neuroscience)

Nathan Golightly (Bioinformatics)

Samuel Garrard (Biochemistry)

Deborah Gibbons (Nursing)

Cancer Research Center Renamed for Distinguished Chemist and Former Director

The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and the College of Life Sciences recently announced the renaming of the BYU Cancer Research Center to “The Simmons Center for Cancer Research.” This name change comes as Dr. Daniel L. Simmons steps down as director of the center after seventeen years of service.

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