Notice of the Replacement of the NCI Howard Temin (K01) Award with the NIH Pathway to Independence K99/R00 Award

Notice Number: NOT-CA-07-010

Key Dates
Release Date:  February 12, 2007

Issued by
National Cancer Institute (NCI) (


The National Cancer Institute (NCI) confirms in this Notice, as previously announced in the Institute/Center-Specific Notes section of PA-06-133, that effective July 2, 2006, it replaced the expiring NCI Howard Temin (K01) Award (PAR-03-104), with the NIH Pathway to Independence (K99/R00) Award (PA-07-297).  Because there are NCI-specific submission requirements for K99/R00 applications, applicants should refer to PA-07-297, as well as to the NCI portion of the contacts information for that PA (, for complete information.

The NCI continues to accept K01 applications, but only in response to PAR-06-220, which is entitled “NCI Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01).”  The NCI is listed on PA-06-001, entitled “Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01),” but only for the purpose of referring applicants to PAR-06-220, as specified in the NCI portion of the contacts information for PA-06-001 (

Applicants should refer to for information on additional NCI support for cancer research training and career development.


For questions regarding the K99/R00, please see the contacts page of PA-07-297.  For questions regarding NCI’s Diversity K01, please see PAR-06-220.
For questions regarding this Notice, please contact:

John Carl Oberholtzer, M.D., Ph.D.
Cancer Training Branch
National Cancer Institute
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 7019, MSC 8346
Bethesda, MD 20892-8346 (for U.S. Postal Service express or regular mail)
Rockville, MD 20852 (for express/courier delivery)
Telephone: (301) 496-8580
Fax: (301) 402-4472

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