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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Call fo Nominations: BIRD Awards 2016

To encourage budding bioinformaticists in India who have had made outstanding contributions in the area of Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, we have initiated the Bioclues Innovation, Research and Development (BIRD) awards since 2011. The call for the 2016 is now open:
http://bioclues.org/wp/bird-awards/

URL: http://www.bioclues.org

Contact Person: Prash Suravajhala (prash@bioclues.org)

Thursday, August 4, 2016

NIGMS PRAT Program Accepting Applications beginning September 3, 2016

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences' Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) program is accepting applications from September 3 through October 3, 2016. PRAT fellows conduct research in scientific areas within the Institute's mission while in an NIH intramural research program (IRP) lab. Fellows receive 3 years of stipend support and additional benefits such as health insurance, a travel allowance, and professional development training activities, including a monthly seminar series designed specifically for fellows. Before applying, applicants must identify a potential preceptor in the NIH IRP and develop a research proposal. Applications must be submitted via the Fi2 funding mechanism (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-130.html).

For more information about the PRAT program, see http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Training/Pages/PRAT.aspx or contact Jessica Faupel-Badger at badgerje@mail.nih.gov.
URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-130.html

Contact Person: Jessica Faupel-Badger (badgerje@mail.nih.gov)