** Note: The 2020 Project LEAD Institute has been canceled due to COVID-19.**
The Project LEAD® Institute is a six-day intensive science course designed for the lay public to train breast cancer advocates. The course covers the basics of cancer biology, genetics, epidemiology, research design and advocacy, and provides a foundation of scientific knowledge upon which participants can strengthen and empower themselves as activists. Taught by renowned research faculty, this is a unique opportunity for those interested in learning more about working as an NBCC research advocate.
For a more in-depth look at the Project LEAD experience, please see our Frequently Asked Questions below.
Applicants must be members of NBCC who are:
To apply, you must:
NBCC is currently planning to host a 2021 Project LEAD Institute in July 2021, in La Jolla, CA, permitting that it is safe to do so. The specific dates for this event have not been selected at this time. Check back periodically for updates on our planning.
LOCATION: La Jolla, CA
FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: TBD
NOTIFICATION DEADLINE: TBD