Tuesday, November 3, 2015

NIAID NIH Training Program in the Biomedical Sciences

We are very pleased to have Dr. Wendy Fibison, NIAID Training Coordinator with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the University of Washington on
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
10:30 pm to 11:30 pm
171E Mary Gates Hall, Multipurpose Room  
Center for Experiential  Learning & Diversity

Dr. Fibison will talk about the various training programs in the Biomedical Sciences at the NIH with particular emphasis on the NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  This  will provide those advising  students with insights into the NIAID and overall NIH research application process, how to locate labs and what is needed to develop competitive applications.  The training programs provide individuals at all degree levels with stipends  for research work with a leader in global health research. 

The Summer Internship Program is for students who are at least sixteen years of age or older by June 15, 2016. To be eligible, candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  U.S. citizens are eligible to apply if they are enrolled at least half-time an accredited college or university as undergraduate, graduate, or professional students. Permanent residents must be enrolled in or have been accepted into an accredited institution in the U.S. to be eligible.

NIAID offers clinical and laboratory research training programs for students and postdoctoral fellows. Programs include accredited medical fellowship training in allergy and immunology and in infectious diseases.  NIAID’s training programs provide a chance to obtain invaluable experience conducting research, while working side-by-side with world-renowned scientific investigators. NIAID also offers administrative training opportunities, where students and recent graduates can train in a variety of roles supporting their science.

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards – scholar@uw.edu .