Resources for Postdoctoral Fellows and Scholars

Training in a Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center lab allows postdoctoral scholars the opportunity to work with nationally- and internationally-recognized researchers in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary work environment to better the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer.

Postdoctoral Mentoring

The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center has developed a program to ensure that all postdoctoral trainees in HCCC-led laboratories have mentoring committees that meet regularly. This program is designed to recognize individual aspirations and foster successful pursuit of individual career goals.

T32 Programs Funding Cancer Trainees at Iowa

Funding graduate studies is critical and trainees in HCCC-affiliated labs are funded through 14 unique NIH T32 training grants, including:

  • Interdisciplinary Immunology Postdoctoral Training Program
  • Research Training Program for Otolaryngology
  • Program in Hematology: Molecular & Cell Biology of Blood Cells
  • Training Program in Free Radical and Radiation Biology
  • University of Iowa Surgical Oncology Training Grant

Other Important Postdoctoral Resources

The responsibilities of postdoctoral scholars are immense. To foster their success, a number of other resources are available to postdoctoral scholars to foster professional development and personal well-being.

University of Iowa Postdoc Association