Postdoctoral Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

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USC Stem Cell Postdoctoral Funding Opportunities

Stem Cell Challenge Grants for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars pursuing interdisciplinary research collaborations related to stem cells — proposals due each year on June 26

Choi Family Postdoctoral Fellowships for exceptional postdoctoral fellows pursuing stem cell research

Audrey E. Streedain Postdoctoral Travel Awards for postdoctoral trainees in the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

CIRM Training Fellowships in Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Regeneration for PhD students, postdocs, and clinical trainees applications due each year on October 21

National Institutes of Health (NIH) T90 Training Fellowships in Craniofacial Biology for PhD students, postdocs, and clinical trainees

Additional Postdoctoral Funding Opportunities

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F32) for promising postdoctoral candidates who have the potential to become productive, independent investigators in scientific health-related research fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers

NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers or clinician-scientists from mentored research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions, and to provide independent NIH research support during the transition that will help these individuals launch competitive, independent research careers

A.P. Giannini Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in California for physician-scientists and junior researchers with 3 to 36 months of postdoctoral research experience

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Awards for Postdoctoral Fellows

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program for early career life scientists in academic labs across the U.S.