Notice of Informational Webinar on the Intramural NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program and Fi2 Application Process

Notice Number: NOT-GM-17-002

Key Dates
Release Date:  March 1, 2017

Related Announcements
PAR-16-130

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

This Notice is to inform potential applicants to the Intramural NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program (Fi2 PAR-16-130) of an upcoming webinar on preparing applications to this program. Participation in the webinar, although encouraged, is optional and is not required for application submission to PAR-16-130 "Intramural NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program (Fi2)".

Webinar Information
Tips for Preparing Your Application to the NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT/Fi2) Program

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time

The NIGMS PRAT Program is a three-year program providing outstanding laboratory research experiences in the NIH Intramural Research Program, access to NIH's extensive resources, mentorship, career development activities and networking. The program places special emphasis on training fellows in all scientific areas supported by NIGMS, including cell biology, biophysics, genetics, developmental biology, pharmacology, physiology, biological chemistry, computational biology, immunology, neuroscience, technology development and bioinformatics.

During this webinar, you will learn about the NIGMS PRAT Program and the process for writing an Fi2 application.  Topics will include contacting potential research mentors in the NIH Intramural Research Program, and details about application submission and review processes. 

To attend the webinar, go to the following link shortly before 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, March 28th - Join Skype Meeting.  You can also attend by phone by calling (301) 480-4255 at this same time.  The conference ID for this meeting is 8368072.

Slides will be posted on the NIGMS PRAT Program website following the webinar.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Jessica M. Faupel-Badger, PhD, MPH
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Telephone: 301-594-3900
Email: badgerje@mail.nih.gov