Applicants to this program generally are of two types: (1) predoctoral students who seek doctoral training in biostatistics, statistics, or computer science with a strong emphasis in genetics and (2) predoctoral students who seek doctoral training in human genetics or biology with a strong emphasis in biostatistics or computer science. Applicants may come from the participating departments of Biological Chemistry, Biostatistics, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Human Genetics, Nutritional Sciences; and Statistics, or from departments not currently identified with the training program.
Applications and nominations for GSTP funding are due February 23, 2023, and should include: (1) University of Michigan application, (2) CV, (3) all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (4) three letters of recommendation from undergraduate or graduate faculty or research mentors, and (5) a statement of research interests, experience, and training goals. The statement should make clear the interdisciplinary nature of the applicant's interests and willingness to complete program requirements and how the GSTP fits with their academic and career goals.
Applications and nominations received after February 23, 2023 may be considered if positions remain.