The University of North Carolina Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Training Program (PMCB) is an interdisciplinary graduate training program with three essential aims: 1. to attract talented post-graduate students to apply the methods and concepts of the quantitative and mathematical sciences to problems in biology. 2. to provide a flexible vehicle for training this diverse group of graduate students who share with our biophysics faculty a commitment to developing molecular level descriptions of complex biological systems and processes. 3. to foster interactions and enhance the training and research environment within this diverse group of faculty and students. The PMCB continues to excel in meeting all three Aims, and most recently has expanded its focus to establish with the Biophysical Society a Summer Course in Biophysics designed to attract talented minority undergraduate students to the field as well. Significant changes in the organization of science graduate programs at UNC have necessitated changes in our Program as well and have led to plans for a PhD degree program in biophysics at UNC. This application is for continued funding of our successful training efforts and in support our efforts to move forward in these new areas.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
5T32GM008570-20
Application #
8699782
Study Section
National Institute of General Medical Sciences Initial Review Group (BRT)
Program Officer
Flicker, Paula F
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
20
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Department
Biochemistry
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
City
Chapel Hill
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27599
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