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Continuing Education

For Faculty and Trainees

  • UNC Lineberger Investigator-Initiated Trials Website
    • Learn about resources that UNC Lineberger Cancer Center provides to PIs for Investigator-Initiated Trials (IITs), including processes, writing your protocols, and your responsibilities as an IND holder, and steps required to begin patient enrollment.
  • Please feel free to attend the Channing Der Annual Career Symposium. Please save the date: August 15, 2023 from 12:00 PM-4:30 PM. Location TBD.

Grant Writing Resources

ASCO webinar series on grant writing. Webinar recordings will be added to the list below as they are made available.

UNC Lineberger Science Writing Support – Drop-In Hours

Dr. Mary Lee MacKichan, part-time science writer/reviewer for UNC Lineberger, will be hosting in-person drop-in hours to provide support for scientific writing and extramural grant review.

Use this link to book appointments in-person during Dr. MacKichan’s drop-in hours or schedule a one-on-one help session (30-60 mins) via Zoom with Dr. MacKichan.

If you have any questions, please contact

Free Membership for UNC researchers – Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS)

The Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) is a conduit for networking, development, and discussion in the field of translational sciences.

As UNC-Chapel Hill’s CTSA Hub, TraCS supports the annual membership fee for Carolina to maintain an institutional membership to ACTS. Faculty and staff can take advantage of a diverse scientific community of more than 5,000 clinical and translational research professionals.

Go to for membership information & to create an account