Resource Career Level: Pre-doctoral Students


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Behavioral and Psychosocial Research Training Program in Cancer Prevention and Control »


Program that will equip participants to work at the interface between behavioral and social science, technology, clinical oncology and cancer biology.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Postdoctoral Fellows, Pre-doctoral Students
Subject Area: Medicine, Oncology

Contact Name: Bonnie Spring, PhD (Contact PI), Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: 2 year


Cellular and Molecular Basis of Disease Training Program »


An interdisciplinary and cross-campus program that provides state-of-the-art training in the cellular and molecular sciences for highly qualified pre-doctoral candidate.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Pre-doctoral Students
Subject Area: Molecular Science

Contact Name: Dr. Jason Brickner

Contact Email: [email protected]


Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis Training Program »


The training program, unique among the training programs at Northwestern, stresses the basic mechanisms and interactive nature of immunology, microbiology, and pathogenesis and the collaboration of colleagues.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Postdoctoral Students, Pre-doctoral Students
Subject Area: Medicine

Contact Name: Program Director: Nicholas Cianciotto, PhD Co-Director: Stephen Miller, PhD

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Pre-doctoral students (2 years) and Postdoctoral students (1 year)
Students Funded: 4 predoctoral and 2 postdoctoral


Mechanisms of Aging and Dementia Training Program »


The multidisciplinary Mechanisms of Aging and Dementia (M.A.D.) Training Program provides a select group of postdoctoral and predoctoral trainees a comprehensive research and training opportunity in fundamental and clinical aspects of aging and dementia, especially Alzheimer’s Disease, that is not available through the individual departmental or graduate programs.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Postdoctoral Students, Pre-doctoral Students
Subject Area: Medicine

Contact Name: Program Director: John Disterhoft, PhD

Contact Email: [email protected]

Students Funded: 4 predoctoral and 4 postdoctoral


Psychotherapy Practicum »


The focus of the Psychotherapy Practicum involves developing solid clinical skills, increasing self-awareness and self-reflection, and strengthening multicultural awareness and competency.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Postdoctoral Students, Pre-doctoral Students
Subject Area: Psychology

Contact Name: Dr. Miki Koyama

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Prospective freshman with ACT score of 25 or above, or current NEIU student or transfer student with cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above
Program Duration: 1 Year
Application Due Date: Saturday, February 17, 2024


Training Program in Oncogenesis & Developmental Biology »


Enables state-of-the-art training focused on normal and neoplastic development and differentiation to investigate the role of developmentally regulated genes in the etiology of human cancer.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Postdoctoral Fellows, Pre-doctoral Students
Subject Area: Medicine, Oncology

Contact Name: Elizabeth Eklund, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: 1 year
Students Funded: 2 pre-doctoral and 4 postdoctoral fellows


Tumor Cell Biology: Carcinogenesis Training Program »


This program serves as a focus for interdisciplinary interactions focusing on tumor biology with special strengths in signal transduction, adhesion, motility and angiogenesis, viral carcinogenesis, tumor therapy, translational studies, chemoprevention and a growing program in cancer genetics.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Pre-doctoral Students
Subject Area: Medicine, Oncology

Contact Name: Kathleen Green, PhD., Professor, Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Contact Email: [email protected]

Students Funded: 8 Pre-doctoral students