Free webinar on the Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) program

by Chava Nerenberg, Graduate Programming Assistant
Thursday, July 09, 2020 3:50 PM

Join the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for a free webinar on the NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) training program on ​Tuesday, July 14 at 11am PT. This webinar will be of special interest to graduate students likely to defend in the next year, recent Ph.D. graduates who may be interested in pursuing postdoctoral research at the NIH, or NIH postdocs who began their training on/after June 1, 2019

The NIGMS PRAT Program is a competitive three-year postdoctoral fellowship program that provides high quality research training in the basic biomedical sciences in NIH intramural research laboratories, and prepares trainees for leadership positions in biomedical careers. The program places special emphasis on training fellows in all scientific areas supported by NIGMS, including but not limited to biological chemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, cellular and molecular biology, computational biosciences, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology, and technology development. Appointments are made at competitive stipend levels, commensurate with experience and recognition of selection for this program, and fellows receive a travel and training allowance. 

Webinar information: The webinar will be on Tuesday, July 14, from 11am -12pm Pacific time. To access the webinar, visit the WebEx meeting page and enter the meeting number (access code) 126 419 4975 and the password PRAT. You can also attend by phone by calling 1-650-479-3208 and entering the meeting number. Slides will be posted on the NIGMS PRAT Program website following the webinar.

More information about the webinar can be found here.