Thank you for your interest in supporting the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology. In recent years, our department has had financial challenges that include state budget cuts, sequestration and historically low NIH paylines that have made it even more difficult to meet the demands of our department. Despite these challenges, we are working hard to maintain and improve our programs. This means identifying additional support for our seminar programs, scientific research forums, and student and postdoctoral stipends. Your support will help us spread our grant dollars further and continue to improve our educational and research programs. You can learn more about different types of gifts and ways to give here. Importantly, your gifts will impact our success and we invite you to partner with us!

Below are a list of current opportunities to support in the Department, but if you are interested in giving for a specific purpose such as a named student or postdoctoral fellow stipend, named professorship, or supporting an event, please learn more here or contact our Development Office.

CELL BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY GIFT TRUST

This fund is a general fund to help support invited experts, informative speakers, and events that foster collaboration, professional development, and scientific growth. Support this fund: donation link

MAREN TRUST FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

The Thomas P. Maren Graduate Student Fund is intended to provide CBP Curriculum graduate students with opportunities to learn new skills and gain experience with emerging technologies. Funds will support travel expenses and registration fees for scientific conferences and specialized training opportunities or workshops, textbooks, software or other professional development resources. Support this fund: donation link

POSTDOC FUND

This fund is intended to provide CBP postdoctoral trainees with opportunities to learn new skills and gain experience with emerging technologies. Funds will support travel expenses and registration fees for scientific conferences and specialized training opportunities or workshops. Support this fund: donation link