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Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
70112-2699
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389
Email tulpath@tulane.edu

Postdoctoral Research Training Program

The individual research laboratories offer post-doctoral fellowships. The trainees undertake a major research project under the guidance of the principal investigator of the laboratory.  As part of this process the fellows learn the field that they are researching in depth. They are taught how to carry out a successful research program.  This includes the teaching of methodology, and how to formulate hypotheses, design well-controlled experiments and critically evaluate results. Fellows are taught how to write manuscripts and give scientific presentations. They are required to present their results in the weekly departmental research seminars. They are expected to attend the departmental research seminars and ground rounds as well as the research meetings of their individual laboratories. The goal at the end of the training period is that fellows are prepared to conduct an independent research program and to successfully obtain research support.

 

Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224 tulpath@tulane.edu