Grant countdown begins

The people behind six stand-out research projects are facing an anxious few weeks as they wait for the results of the 2014 Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) grant allocations.

The projects, which are associated with either imaging or genetics were chosen from more than a dozen applications, says Professor Ian Frazer, who chairs the selection committee.

“There has been a particular interest this year in new technology for looking for molecules which fingerprint cancer cells and for the genetic mistakes that fingerprint cancer cells. Unlike in