Up to 3 years of funding of your salary at NIH postdoctoral rates in a highly collegial community of scientists focused on the molecular, genetic, biochemical and clinical and population-based aspects of nutrition-related biomedical research (trainers listed on back/next page).
• Mock-review of your F32 or similar postdoctoral fellowship proposal in study section composed of other trainees and faculty trainers.
• Gain experience at grant reviewing via participation as a reviewer in MANTP mock study section.
• Funds (up to $2500) to pay help pay for unique professional development opportunities such as a class at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories.
• Trainee-specific meetings (2-4 / semester) with outside speakers from academia, industry and other venues to discuss career trajectories and opportunities.
• Annual meetings to discuss the research progress of all trainees including opportunities to deliver a “chalk-talk” that addresses the broad relevance of your work and its applicability to the NIH mission.
• Integrative annual retreat with U Chicago T32 on “Digestive Diseases and Nutrition” where the focus is on increased exposure to cutting edge translational research, improving research presentations at national meetings, professional development activities and networking.
• Opportunities to mentor young investigators.
• Guidance from the MANTP Executive Committee in planning your career trajectory – both short- and long-term.
• Input regarding application letters, CVs, research presentation and what to expect in interviews.