This application requests a competitive renewal of the Postdoctoral Training Program in Alcohol Research affiliated with the University of Connecticut Alcohol Research Center. Over the 25-year existence of this NIAAA/T32-supported program, we have enrolled research scientists presenting with diverse specializations (including psychiatry, psychology, neurobiology, biophysics, gastroenterology, genetics, and health services research among others) and provided them with a common knowledge base in alcohol research theory and methods. Over the past 5 years, the accomplishments of the Training Program continue to be outstanding. For example, all but one of the 12 trainees graduated during the past 5 years now holds a faculty level position within a university or research institute. In addition, the total number of full length articles authored or co-authored by trainees during and after the training period averages 7.3 articles (median = 6.0, range = 2-20) per trainee. Furthermore, several recent graduates have already obtained independent research grant support from the NIH. The goals and structure of the Training Program during the next 5 years are similar to those currently adopted. Four postdoctoral fellowship positions are requested per year. The typical training duration will be two years. All trainees will attend a weekly seminar focusing on alcohol research and methods, grantsmanship, and responsible conduct of research. At other times, they will receive individualized training in a specialized area under the supervision of an assigned mentor.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
5T32AA007290-30
Application #
7857923
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAA1-HH (50))
Program Officer
Roach, Deidra
Project Start
1980-07-01
Project End
2012-05-31
Budget Start
2010-06-01
Budget End
2012-05-31
Support Year
30
Fiscal Year
2010
Total Cost
$134,928
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Connecticut
Department
Psychiatry
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
022254226
City
Farmington
State
CT
Country
United States
Zip Code
06030
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