Eligiblity and IVB Award

Who is eligible:

First year or second year graduate students who are currently working or planning to work on vascular biology-related projects. You have to be a US citizen or a permanent resident to receive financial support from the training grant.

Awards:

Up to three years of stipend and 60% of tuition and fees (remaining 40% must be covered by mentor/department), and a travel allowance to attend a national meeting or to visit an outside institution to perform collaborative research each year.

Number of new positions:

  At least 3 trainees will be selected this year. There are a total of 11 trainees are supported by the training grant in any given year.


The IVB program may accept some other students, although financial supports are not available. Examples are:

  1. Students who are supported by individual fellowships such as from AHA, NSF and NIH.
  2. Dedicated students who wish to earn credits toward the UNC Cardiovascular Biology Certificate Program (Director: Dr. Chris Mack). Please send inquiries to Dr. Mack regarding the Certificate Program (christopher_mack@med.unc.edu).

 

 

 


 

 

 

Send inquiries regarding the IVB program to:

 

 

 

Dr. Nobuyo Maeda

 

 

 

Professor

 

 

 

Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

 

 

 

Phone: (919) 966-6914

 

 

 

Email: nobuyo@med.unc.edu