8/31: Molecular and Cellular Biology Fellowship

This research opportunity and training will allow the participant to garner many experiences with in vitro assays that evaluate antibacterials. The participant will learn the next progressive steps in therapeutic development. These steps will include in vivo and animal modeling/translational science, which gives the applicant exposure to the crucial pre-clinical evaluations that are required for any drug development.

Our goal is to help the participant prepare for the next step, whether that be a PhD program, DVM, MD, or something completely different. This educational opportunity and area of science is invaluable as it is highly desired by both industry and government. This experience will serve the participant in their career development, gaining valuable networking opportunities and knowledge to become an asset to any company or non-profit institute in this field. Our clinical laboratory training will help the participant succeed in their future endeavors. This research opportunity will also provide a well-rounded laboratory education that will encompass an understanding of the problems and mechanisms behind antibiotic resistance, and learning the methods to develop therapeutics to combat this global problem.

Appointment Length
This appointment is a twelve month research appointment, with the possibility to be renewed for additional research periods. Appointments may be extended depending on funding availability, project assignment, program rules, and availability of the participant.

Participant Benefits
Participants will receive a stipend to be determined by WRAIR. Stipends are typically based on the participant’s academic standing, discipline, experience, and research facility location. Other benefits may include the following:

  • Health Insurance Supplement. Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE.
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Training and Travel Allowance

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