Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Underrepresented Biomedical Researcher Faculty Summit


May 19-21, 2022


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, a year-long program to support the multidisciplinary research teams formed at the summit.




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

  • Data science training (Python, R)
  • Access to the NIH All of Us Research Hub and Research Workbench
  • Research project development
  • Professional development (grant writing, mentoring, responsible conduct of research)
  • Networking and mentoring opportunities

How to Apply


Researchers in diverse academic fields of study such as behavioral and social sciences, environmental health, health education, public health, and STEM are encouraged to apply. Prior programming experience is not required.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Underrepresented biomedical researchers who are Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, persons with disabilities, or economically disadvantaged
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Early-career faculty or senior postdoctoral fellows (applying for a faculty position within the year)

Applicants are asked to prepare two statements addressing: what they expect to gain from attending the conference and diversity, equity, and inclusion experience.

Deadline to apply for the 2022 UBR summit:
March 21 at 11:59 p.m. C.S.T.

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