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Available fellowships for postdoctoral researchers


Through this page, IU School of Medicine Postdoctoral Association (IUSM PDA) will provide informations on certain fellowships for postdoctoral researchers. Please refer to the links for eligibility, application guidelines and any change in deadlines. However, this list is not exhaustive and there might be other grants for which postdoctoral fellows may also apply. We have also included a list of databases, which will help in searching for available fellowships.

Funding Opportunities:

American Association for Cancer Research

American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships

American Cancer Society Postodoctoral Fellowships

American Diabetes Association Research Grants

American Federation for Aging Research Fellowships

American Lung Association Awards and Grants

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Grants

American Society for Microbiology Postdoctoral Fellowships

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowships

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Fellowships

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Award

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

Hope Funds for Cancer Research Postdoctoral Fellowships

Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships

Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Career Development Program

Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program

NASA Mission Directorate Research Participation Program

Prevent Cancer Foundation Fellowships

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Fellowship Databases:
Cornell University Fellowship Database
University of Chicago Fellowship Database
Fogarty International Center




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Joydeep Ghosh

Postdoctoral Fellow

Joydeep Ghosh is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine.