Course Opportunities

Essentials in Research Readiness Skills

Next offered in Spring 2015. Mandatory course for all PhD students.

Funding Announcements for Post-Doctoral Researchers

Click on the link below to direct to the Program Announcement. To view a summary of the announcement, click on "Summary" to download the PowerPoint document.


Searle Scholars Program 

Supports research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their appointment at the assistant professor level, and whose appointment is their first tenure track position. Each year 15 scholars are named. Awards are currently set at $100,000 per year for three years.

NSF Innovation Corps Site Program

Seeking to develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that builds upon research to guide the output of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products and processes that benefit society. Sites are funded at academic institutions. Full proposal deadline, July 1, 2013. First Monday in July annually thereafter.



- NIH K-01: Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Summary)

- NIH K-08: Mentored Clinical Scientist Career Development Award (Summary)

- NIH K-22: Career Transition Award (Summary)

- NIH F-32: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships (Summary)

- NIH T-35: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grants (Summary)




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