UCLA Genomic Analysis Training Program: Overview

The UCLA Genomic Analysis and Interpretation Training Program is open to any UCLA Ph.D. student who is a US citizen or permanent resident and whose goal is to do research in genomic analysis or interpretation. This program seeks to insure that students interested in this research area obtain an adequate biological, computational and statistical foundation to succeed in this important new, interdisciplinary field. This NIH-funded training program provides a stipend of approximately $23,844 plus support towards UCLA fees. (Note that this training program cannot subsidize out-of-state tuition fees.) This funding is often supplemented by the student's department or mentor.

Training Program Co-Directors: Kenneth Lange and Jeanette Papp

Training Program Administrator: Jenny Luna (to whom all correspondence should be sent)

Funding Source: National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Funding Level for graduate students: approx $23,844 plus support towards UCLA fees. (Note that this training program cannot subsidize out-of-state tuition fees.)

Funding Period for graduate students: one year; renewable each year for up to three years

Applicant Requirements:

  1. US citizen or permanent resident
  2. Ph.D. student
  3. interested in doing research in genomic analysis or interpretation

Application Information: Click here

For further information, please contact:
Jenny Luna, Genomic Analysis Training Program Administrator
Department of Human Genetics
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
695 Charles Young Drive South, Room 6506
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7088
E-Mail: mpluna [at] mednet.ucla.edu