Fellowships for Genomic Research and Analysis and Ethical, Legal and Ethical, Legal and Social Implications

The National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, is offering individual fellowships to highly qualified students and scientists who are seeking training that will enable them to engage in research relevant to the Human Genome Project. Training of scholars in examining the ethical, legal and social implications of human genome research is also encouraged, but is not available for pre-doctoral students.

Three types of fellowships are offered:

1. Pre-doctoral Minority fellowships for graduate students with disabilities and underrepresented minority graduate students to pursue a doctoral degree.

The application receipt dates are November 15 and May 1.

2. Postdoctoral fellowships for individuals who have received their doctoral degree within the last seven years. The application receipt dates are December 5, April 5, and August 5.

3. Senior postdoctoral fellowships for individuals who received their doctoral degree more than seven years ago. The application receipt dates are December 5, April 5, and August 5.

Fellowship support is provided through the National Research Service Award. Only U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States are eligible to apply.

For additional information about fellowship opportunities available through the NHGRI, please visit our home page at: http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/Grant_info/Funding/Training. You may also contact the following staff:

Individual and Senior Postdoctoral Fellowships and Minority Pre-Doctoral Fellowships in Genomic Analysis and Technology: Bettie J. Graham, Ph.D. Tel: (301) 496-7531

Individual and Senior Postdoctoral Fellowships in ELSI Topics: Elizabeth Thomson, M.S., R.N. Tel: (301) 402-4997

For information about PHS Grant Policy, applicants may contact: Ms. Jean Cahill Tel: (301) 402-0733