Post-Doctoral Nominations

Nomination Requirements and Instructions

POSTDOCTORAL Trainee Requirements for the Virology Training Program:

  • Must be carrying out virology-related research
  • Must be a US citizen, noncitizen national, or permanent resident of the US
  • Must have eligibility for NRSA postdoctoral support (maximum of 3 years of NRSA postdoctoral support is allowed)
  • Must audit Oncology 715, Ethics in Science, or an equivalent ethics course
  • Must participate and present in the Molecular Virology Seminar (held on Thursdays at 12 noon)
  • Must participate and present in the Cancer Biology Student and Postdoc Seminar (held on Mondays at 3:30 pm)
  • Must participate in designated training grant activities such as the preparation of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) and attendance at Virology Symposium in La Crosse, WI
  • Must participate in the writing and critiquing of manuscripts for publication
  • Must present his/her work at national meetings
  • Must provide an annual progress report and acknowledge the training grant in any publications (T32 AI078985)

To nominate POSTDOCTORAL trainees for support from this training grant, please provide the following:

To be completed by the mentor:

  • Letter of nomination from you commenting on the candidate’s potential as well as the likelihood for publication and career in virology; indicate funding available to the trainee to carry out his/her research by providing your up-to-date “Other Support” (it is a requirement that trainers have competitively awarded extramural support); please also indicate whether the postdoc is an underrepresented minority. Nominations for continuing support should describe how the trainee has fulfilled the criteria for their participation in our training program and how they have progressed in their education (PDF emailed to

To be completed by the postdoctoral candidate:

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