Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Underrepresented Biomedical Researcher Faculty Summit

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May 17-20, 2023

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The Underrepresented Biomedical Researcher (UBR) Faculty Summit will provide support to UBR researchers interested in using the NIH All of Us Research Platform. Applicants who are selected to attend the summit will be accepted into the All of Us UBR Scholars Program.

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Training

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Applicants selected to attend the summit will form multidisciplinary research teams and will also be provided the following support:

  • Data science training (Python, R)
  • Access to the NIH All of Us Researcher Workbench
  • Multidisciplinary research project development
  • Professional development sessions: career guidance, mentoring, and responsible conduct of research
  • Networking and mentoring opportunities
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How to Apply

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All of Us has an interest in increasing the diversity of the biomedical research workforce. Researchers who identify as belonging to one or more communities that are underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce are encouraged to apply. The following racial and ethnic groups have been shown to be underrepresented in biomedical research, as described in the Notice of NIH’s Interest in Diversity:  

  • Blacks or African Americans,
  • Hispanics or Latinos,  

  • American Indians or Alaska Natives,  

  • Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders,  

  • individuals with disabilities and  

  • individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Faculty members from institutions that have a track record of successfully training diverse researcher populations, including those at HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions, are also encouraged to apply. All of Us recognizes that these institutions have a historic commitment to educating/training individuals from populations underrepresented in biomedical research. 

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. CST on Feb. 28, 2023.

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