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Course helps students find funding

Trainee Achievements

Course helps students find funding

The grant writing course referred to in the Educational Achievements section not only teaches the students the process of writing a grant. A number of students have then used the grant to obtain external funding to support their work or provide stipends after they roll off IGERT funding. This year Justin Guay received an American Heart Association graduate fellowship for his proposal "The Role of DAPK2 in Fibroblast Activation in Chronic Kidney Injury". Also Karen Dowell received a Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in informatics from the PhRMA Foundation. Her success is unique in that they normally do not give fellowships to student who are not at a medical school.