What is it?
The IPSTP is an interdisciplinary training program, available to Ph.D. students in Pharmacology & Toxicology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Neuroscience and Cell & Molecular Biology. With an emphasis placed on student training in the integrative actions of drugs, trainees choose a research mentor from among 36 training faculty in the four participating programs (Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Neuroscience Program, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Cell and Molecular Biology). The program prepares graduate students for a successful research career as a pharmacological science professional. State of the art research facilities are available to all trainees. Core facilities include those for: Flow Cytometry, Bioinformatics, DNA and protein synthesis and sequencing, Genomics, Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics and Electron & Confocal Microscopy.
What does the program do?
This program provides 2 years of stipend and tuition support to select trainees. Travel and enrichment funds are also available to trainees.
What should the trainees do?
Trainees enroll in core courses and laboratory rotations during their first year in the umbrella program . Trainees are then eligible for program support as 2nd and 3rd year Ph.D. students if they choose a training faculty member as their research mentor (click here for a list of training faculty).
- • Two pharmacology courses (PHM 819; PHM 820)
• One Biostatistics course (PHM 830)
• Communications and Professional Development workshop (student forum)
Optional short-term internships are available to all trainees in an in-house contract laboratory facility.
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