Author: Marie Harton

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Marie, who trained in chemistry and biotechnology, is a program director in the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity. She manages grants in the Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE), Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT), and predoctoral institutional research training grants in Cellular, Biochemical, and Molecular Sciences (T32).

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New U-RISE and MARC Funding Opportunities and Upcoming Webinar

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UPDATE: The video and slides [PDF] for this webinar are available.

We’re pleased to announce that the notices of funding opportunities (NOFOs) for the Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE) (PAR-24-137) and Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) (PAR-24-138) programs have been reissued. These NOFOs aim to promote broad participation in the biomedical research workforce by strengthening research training environments and expanding the pool of well-trained students who:

  • Complete their baccalaureate degree, and
  • Transition into and complete biomedical, research-focused higher degree programs (such as a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.).
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Webinar for U-RISE and MARC Training Program (T34) Applicants

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UPDATE: The webinar video and slides [PDF] are now available.

Are you preparing a grant application for the Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE) or the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) T34 training programs? If so, please join our webinar to learn about the programs and application components. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask us questions:

Friday, April 14, 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Zoom meeting link
Join by phone
Meeting ID: 161 451 8141
Passcode: 562357

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Webinar on Safe and Inclusive Research Training Environments

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We’re pleased to announce the second webinar in our series on issues in biomedical research training, workforce development, and diversity. The series is a combination of lectures, panel discussions, and workshops focused on a variety of important topics for the broader training community, such as program evaluation, mentoring, safe and inclusive research environments, and curricular development.

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