2018 Call for applications: T32 Training Fellowships in Developmental Biology, Stem Cells, and Regeneration

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All USC PhD students who are conducting research related to developmental biology, stem cell biology and/or regenerative medicine are encouraged to apply for a training fellowship. We have several slots available for both U.S. citizens and international students, and funding will be for one year, with a second year dependent on participation in program activities and satisfactory progress in year one. Funding will begin August 1. To apply, please email the following materials in a single PDF to by noon on June 8.

Name your file “Lastname_Firstname_T32.pdf”

    1. Cover letter including the following information:
      • Full name
      • U.S. citizen or permanent resident status
      • Training lab
      • Title of research project
      • Month/year started at USC and name of entry program (e.g., PIBBS)
      • Current PhD program
      • Undergraduate school, month/year graduated, GPA
      • Master’s degree (if applicable), month/year awarded, GPA
      • GRE scores
      • Current or previous fellowships as PhD student
    2. NIH-style biosketch – e.g., as provided for F31 NRSA application
    3. One-page description of research project (Arial, 11 point font, 0.5” margins)

    Selected students will then be invited to present before a committee prior to determination of fellowships. This will consist of an eight-minute presentation followed by up to five minutes of questions.