National Cancer Institute awards Dr. Jordan Cheng prestigious Transition Award
Jordan Cheng, DMD, a graduate trainee in the Oral Biology Ph.D. program at the UCLA School of Dentistry, was recently awarded the National Cancer Institute’s Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00). The F99/K00 award is to support and retain outstanding graduate students recognized by their institutions for their high potential and strong interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers. The award will facilitate the transition of trainees from their graduate training to postdoctoral appointments at high-impact cancer labs.
Jordan was selected as the UCLA nominee to apply for the NCI F99/K00 Fellowship. After the study section review, he was selected as one of the 24 awardees amongst various applicants from institutes around the country.
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