Research and Funding

Blog post - preparing the next generation of researchers

July 24, 2013


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The NIA summer training program builds the pipeline for the future biomedical research workforce. Our Summer Institute, just renamed the Butler-Williams Scholars Program, provides early to mid-career scientists with a unique opportunity to interact with leaders in the field of aging and health disparities research. Scientists who attend learn how to design strong projects and put together competitive grant applications, as well as develop relationships and networks that often continue long after the week-end goodbyes. In a new blog post, NIA Deputy Director Marie Bernard describes how the training works its magic and how you or your trainees can apply to attend.

Read the full blog post: Preparing the next generation: announcing the Butler-Williams Scholars Program

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