Program Description


The Cell and Molecular Biology Training Grant is now taking applications for 2018.  Funding will begin September 16, 2018.

Call for Application Announcement with eligibility requirements is here.

Applications will be due on MONDAY, JULY 30, 2018 at 12:00pm (noon).

Application instructions and the application portal are available here.

Program requirements are available here.



The Cell and Molecular Biology Training Grant (CMB TG) is a National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Institutional Training Program of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service.

The goal of the program is to provide trainees with research opportunities of a cross-disciplinary nature at the molecular and cellular level in the PhD-degree-granting programs of eight participating departments:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Structure
  • Genome Sciences
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology & Biophysics

and three interdisciplinary programs:

  • Molecular & Cellular Biology (MCB) Program of the University of Washington (UW) and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch)
  • Neurobiology and Behavior (UW)
  • Biological Physics, Structure & Design (UW)

Andrew Prendergast Fishhead