The Genetics Training Grant supports nine predoctoral students. Support includes tuition, health insurance, travel expenses for appropriate meetings/courses, and other approved training-related expenses (e.g., books, lab supplies). Support is provided for 2-3 years and not beyond the sixth year as a graduate student.
Criteria for trainee selection:
Relevance of the proposed research to the field of Genetics
Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. non-citizen national, or permanent resident of the U.S.
Must be a Utah resident or eligible for in-state tuition
Must have completed First Year curriculum and passed Capstone Examination
Policies for Trainee Participation:
Trainees must complete a graduate course in Scientific Integrity and Research Ethics (e.g., MBIOL 7570)
Trainees must complete the graduate course Genetics/G3 (MBIOL 6420)
Trainees must complete an approved advanced graduate course, such as Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics (HGEN 6092)
Trainees must enroll in the Genetics Research Conferences course (HGEN 7850)
Trainees must participate in the Genetics Interest Group Seminar Series and the Annual Retreat
When to Apply
Applications for trainee positions are solicited when an opening occurs. Announcements are posted around campus and sent to the email list. This web site also posts calls for applications.
Applications should include the following components:
Submit the six items above as a single pdf file to email@example.com
Letters should be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions about qualifications or the application process should be directed to Patty Lisieski (email@example.com or 581-2612).