Applications now being accepted

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

We are soliciting applications for the Postdoctoral Training Program in Genomic Medicine. The program is funded by an NIH Postdoctoral T32 Institutional Training Grant for Medical Genetics Postdoctoral Research from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). Position begins July 1, 2024.

Program goal

To support physician-scientists who are engaging in medical genetics research

Eligibility criteria

  • MD (or equivalent) and/or PhD degree; preference is given to MDs
  • Research must be relevant to genomic medicine in one of four focus areas:
    • Neurodegeneration
    • Rare and undiagnosed Disease
    • Interactions of gene and environment
    • Cancer
  • Dedicated 75% protected time towards the research project
  • Must have future plans of submitting extramural grant applications
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Initial application process

  • NIH-style biosketch
  • A brief (one page or less) statement of career goals

Other details

  • The duration of the award is one year
  • Those funded and successful in their first year may be funded for an additional year oftraining upon request and review. An annual progress report on funding, grant submissionsand publication track record is required.
  • We anticipate making one award this year


For questions or to submit your application, please e-mail the program directors.

Jorge Di Paola, MD

Jorge Di Paola, MD

Division Director, Hematology & Oncology
Co-director, Postdoctoral Training Program in Genomic Medicine

Patricia  Dickson, MD

Patricia Dickson, MD

Director, Genetics & Genomic Medicine
Co-director, Postdoctoral Training Program in Genomic Medicine