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NIH – Human Genes and the Environment Research Training Program

Human Genes and the Environment Research Training Program

Executive Summary

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Human Genome Research Institute will award Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32) to eligible institutions to support predoctoral, postdoctoral and short term research training to ensure the appropriate workforce is available to assume leadership roles to advance the research objectives of the Genes and Environment Initiative. This new Genes and the Environment Training Program seeks to build upon the established foundations in exposure biology and high throughput genomics to produce a new generation of scientists who are equally at home in genomics and environmental health sciences and can seamlessly interact with both groups of scientists.

The total amount to be awarded is $750,000.

The anticipated number of awards is three.

Key Dates:

Release Date: January 17, 2007
Letters of Intent Receipt Date(s): May 29, 2007
Application Receipt Date(s): June 29, 2007
Peer Review Date(s): October-November 2007
Council Review Date(s): January 2008
Earliest Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2008
Expiration Date: June 30, 2007

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