Posts Categorized: Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists

Awards foster the development and productivity of physician-scientists who are early in their careers and help them make the critical transition to becoming independent investigators. Application Deadline: October 17, 2023 Five-year $700,000 awards for physician-scientists bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented,… Read more »

Burroughs Wellcome – Climate Change and Human Health Seed Fund

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund aims to stimulate growth of new connections between scholars working in largely disconnected fields who might together change the course of climate change’s impact on human health. Over the next two years, we will dedicate $1M to supporting small, early stage grants of $2,500 – $50,000 toward achieving this goal. We… Read more »

Burroughs Wellcome Fund – Career Guideance for Trainees

Moving from training to satisfying employment, whether within academe or in other realms, can require skills not always learned at the bench. Surveys show that what employers want from potential Ph.D. job applicants is what graduate education means to provide: deep knowledge, hands-on experience, ability to ask meaningful questions and find answers to them, experience… Read more »

Burroughs Wellcome Fund – Innovation in Regulatory Science Awards

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund identified Innovation in Regulatory Science as an important, underfunded area. This initiative is designed to provide financial support to stimulate research efforts in this area.  The program’s focus is on providing support for academic researchers developing new methodologies or innovative approaches in regulatory science that will ultimately inform the regulatory decisions… Read more »

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

Five-year awards provide $500,000 to support accomplished investigators at the assistant professor level to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the interplay between human and microbial biology, shedding light on how human and microbial systems are affected by their encounters. The awards are intended to give recipients the freedom and flexibility to pursue new avenues… Read more »

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Preterm Birth Initiative

The initiative is designed to bring together a diverse interdisciplinary group with expertise in genetics/genomics, immunology, microbiology and proteomics along with the more traditional areas of parturition research such as maternal fetal medicine, obstetrics, and pediatrics to address scientific issues related to preterm birth. BWF will make up to five $600,000 grants to be paid… Read more »