NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program

Application submission period:  September 3 – October 3, 2017 PRAT is a 3-year competitive fellowship program at NIH for postdocs to pursue research in a lab under an NIH preceptor of the applicant’s choosing. The program emphasizes training in all areas supported by NIGMS, including:  bioinformatics, biological chemistry, biophysics, cell biology, computational biology, developmental biology, [...]

Launching the Next Generation Researchers Initiative to Strengthen the Biomedical Research Enterprise

By Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director, National Institutes of Health In May, I wrote about NIH’s plans to establish a policy to address a biomedical research workforce dangerously out of balance by using a new measure called the Grant Support Index (GSI). Over the past month, we’ve been soliciting feedback on these plans from the [...]