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The NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) Program 

NIGMS PRAT is a three-year program providing outstanding laboratory research experiences in the NIH Intramural Research Program, access to NIH’s extensive resources, mentorship, career development activities and networking. The program places special emphasis on training fellows in all scientific areas supported by NIGMS, including cell biology, biophysics, genetics, developmental biology, pharmacology, physiology, biological chemistry, computational biology, immunology, neuroscience, technology development and bioinformatics.

How to Break up With Your Mentor

How do you know when it’s time to move on from your mentor? What’s the best way to end the relationship without burning bridges? This article will give you insight into these issues.

Common Expectations for Mentees

A checklist of functional expectations for mentees from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Common Expectations for Mentors

A checklist of functional expectations for mentors from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Hello PhD

A podcast created by two PhDs, giving others the chance to join conversations and benefit from other scientists’ experiences and avoid common mistakes and pitfalls.

Learning to Deal With the Imposter Syndrome

An article, published by the New York Times, about the Imposter Syndrome: the feeling of “phoniness in people who believe that they are not intelligent, capable or creative despite evidence of high achievement.”


A searchable database tool containing information on research projects funded by the NIH as well as the CDC, AHRQ, HRSA, SAMHSA, and VA. RePORTER also includes links to publications and patents citing support from these projects.

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