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Marie Curie Individual Fellowships

Funder: European Commission | Deadline: September

Pathway to Independence Award (K99-R00)

Funder: National Institutes of Health | Deadline: February, June, October

EMBO Long Term Fellowships

Funder: EMBO | Deadline: February

HFSP Long-Term Fellowships

Funder: Human Frontiers in Science Program | Deadline: August

Early-career researcher travel grants

Funder: eLife | Subject: Science

BSI Travel Award

Funder: British Society for Immunology | Subject: Immunology

AAI Travel for Techniques Program

Funder: American Association of Immunologists | Subject: Immunology

Fulbright travel grant

Funder: US Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs | Subject: All

EMBO Long Term Fellowships

EMBO | Deadline: February

ERC starting grant

European Research Council | Deadline: February

ICA Pilot Research Program

Interstitial Cystitis Association | Deadline: Late February

Pathway to Independence Award (K99-R00)

National Institutes of Health | Deadline: February, June, October

Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01)

National Institutes of Health | Deadline: February 12, June 12, October 12

The Open Grants List by Open Grants

A list of grants that are openly available which can help with learning grantsmanship, understanding particular fun...

Ten Simple Rules by PLOS by PLOS

A quick, concentrated guide for mastering some of the professional challenges researchers face in their careers.

ecrLife Blog by eLife Ambassadors 2018

A blog by eLife Ambassadors to highlight initiatives to improve the way science is performed and communicated.

Broad CommKit by Broad Research Communication Lab

A collection of guides to successful communication in the biological sciences, written by the BRCL Fellows.

This is a community curated catalog of useful resources for early career researchers

1 week ago NataliaBielczyk posted on Natalia Bielczyk in channel Introductions

Dear all, my name is Natalia Bielczyk, and I am just completing my PhD thesis within the Donders Graduate School, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. I am ...

2 weeks ago Babak posted on Babak Momeni in channel Introductions

Hi everyone, I am Babak (pronounce as you please!). I'm originally from Tehran, Iran. My formal background is in Electrical Engineering (integrated optics, to be precise), from Sharif University ...

1 week ago Aburfeid posted on Diatom Research and Young ISDR in channel Introductions

Hi all, My name is Andrea Burfeid Castellanos. I am originally from Spain, but I am currently working part-time as a Biological Technical Assistant in Germany, at the Alfred-Wegener Institute. My bac...

1 week ago NataliaBielczyk posted on Effective self-management for ECRs in the natural sciences in channel Resources

I would like to invite you to participate in a project launched and coordinated by the OHBM Student and Postdoc Special Interest Group (https://www.ohbmtrainees.com/). In this project, anyone is welco...

4 weeks ago LotteDW posted on Dr Lotte de Winde in channel Introductions

Hi all! I'm Lotte de Winde, born and raised in the Netherlands. After my PhD in Tumor Immunology, I successfully applied for a Rubicon postdoctoral fellowship from the Netherlands Organisation for Sci...

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