Fellowships

NIH PREDOCTORAL AND POSTDOCTORAL TRAINEE FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION

APPLICATION DEADLINEJULY 21, 2014 AT 5PM

 

NIH Predoctoral Fellowship

NIH Predoctoral fellowship awards have been established through NIH support provided by the Organogenesis Training Program. The goal of this NRSA fellowship award is to provide two years of support to Ph.D. students who have achieved candidacy and who wish to undertake a research project in the field of Organogenesis. The project must cross interdisciplinary lines and fit within the goals of the Center for Organogenesis as outlined below. Applicants must be US Citizens or permanent residents.

 

NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship

NIH Postdoctoral fellowship awards have been esablished through NIH support provided by the Organogenesi Training Program. The goal of this NRSA fellowshi award is to provide two years of support to postdoctoral fellows (Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree) to undertake a research project in the field of Organogenesi. The researech project must cross interdisciplinary lines and fit within the goals of the Center for Organogenesis as outlined below. Applicants must be US Citizens or permanent residents.    

Awardees are required to participate in the following Organogenesis activities during fellowship period:

1) Attend CDB582 lectures Tue/Thu 1-3PM Winter Term;  2) Attend Organogenesis seminar series lectures Tue 4-5pm Fall/Winter Terms. All trainees are required to present their research in this seminar series;  3) Attend Monthly Trainee Meetings 12-1pm Fall/Winter Terms;  4) Attend and present a poster at the Organogenesis Intl. Symposium being planned during October 2015;  5) Submit digital images of tissues and cells to the Bioartography Program (www.bioartography.com) and volunteer 4 hours during Ann Arbor Art Fair;  6) Submit yearly progress report.

 

Organogenesis Mission Statement

The mission of the Center is to provide an infrastructure for the study of Organogenesis at the University of Michigan. The field of Organogenesis unites research in the clinical, basic science, translational science, and applied arenas with a common, directed goal: To understand the basic mechanisms by which organs and tissues are formed and maintained, and to use this knowledge to create long lasting artificial organs, stem cell therapies, or organ transplantation systems that will correct genetic and acquired diseases. The following research focus areas have been defined:

  • Organ Development
  • Organ/Tissue Maintenance and Replacement
  • Abnormal Organ Growth

Application Submission

Send a pdf of your signed and completed application to rpintar@umich.edu or organogenesis@umich.edu. Additional support letters can be sent electronically or mailed to: Rebecca Pintar c/o Center for Organogenesis, University of Michigan,109 Zina Pitcher Place 1C51 BSRB, Ann Arbor MI 48109-2200   (email: rpintar@med.umich.edu) Incomplete applications and/or applications received after the deadline date will not be considered without prior approval.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JULY 21, 2014 AT 5PM

 

A non-traditional fellowship competition will be announced at a later date.

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Application Form - NIH Training Grant Mentorship25.5 KB
Application Form - Predoctoral Fellowship53.5 KB
Application Form - Postdoctoral Fellowship54.5 KB