Current Predoc Fellows & Funding Opportunities

Current Predoc Fellow



David Holden Lyle Moldawer, M.D. Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual MD/PhD Fellowship (F30) / National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Christina Colomer-Winter Jose Lemos, Ph.D. American Heart Assoc. Predoctoral Fellowship
Jana Jenquin Andy Berglund, Ph.D. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Pritesh Desai Shahram Salek-Ardakani, Ph.D. American Association of Immunologists
Brittany Rife Marco Salemi, Ph.D. NIH F-31
Mir Hossain Jorg Bungert, Ph.D. American Heart Assoc. Predoctoral Fellowship
Lance Riley Karyn Esser, Ph.D. NIH F-31
John Calise Edward Chan, Ph.D. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship


List of Predoctoral Alumni





Phil Doerfler Barry Byrne, M.D., Ph.D. American Heart Assoc.
Jacob Richards Michelle Gumz, Ph.D. American Heart Assoc.
Doug Bennion Colin Sumners, Ph.D. American Heart Assoc.
Colleen Cole-Jeffrey Mohan Raizada, Ph.D. American Heart Assoc.
Monica Santisteban Mohan Raizada, Ph.D. American Heart Assoc.
Kimberly Hawkins Eduardo Candelario-Jalil, Ph.D. American Heart Assoc.
Alexander Parker Matthew Sarkisian, Ph.D. Epilepsy Foundation of America
Brittney Newby Clayton Mathews, Ph.D. NIH F-30
Lauren Gay Rolf Renne, Ph.D. NIH F-31
Irina Velsko Kesavalu Lakshmyya, Ph.D. NIH F-31
Matthew Williams L. Jeannine Brady, Ph.D. NIH F-31
Jenna LeClerc Sylvain Dore, Ph.D. NIH F-31
Justin Kaspar Robert Burne, Ph.D. NIDCR F-31
Christina Graves Shannon Wallet, Ph.D. NIH/NIDDK NRSA  F-31



Non-NIH Fellowship Opportunities:

NIH Fellowships:

NIH Training Grants:

National Academy of Sciences:

National Science Foundation

American Heart Association

NIH Training Grants

NIH-funded training grants are available to support GPBS graduate students working in some specific research areas.  Training grant support may be for 1-3 years.  This listing includes training grants that may fund graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, medical students, undergraduates, and/or clinical fellows.  Click the title for project description. Please contact the P.I. for more information.

Training Grants

(Updated: 07/26/2016)

Basic Microbiology and Infectious Disease (T32AI007110-32)

  • PI: Bloom, David
  • Dept: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
  • Funding Period: 07/01/1978 – 07/31/2019
  • Pre-doc trainees: 5

Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration (T32NS082168-02)

  • PIs: Bowers, Dawn; Vaillancourt, David
  • Dept: Clinical Health & Health Psychology
  • Funding Period: 05/01/2015 – 04/30/2020
  • Pre-doc trainees: 4

Comprehensive Training Program in Oral Biology (T90DE021990-06)

  • PI: Burne, Robert
  • Dept: Oral Biology
  • Funding Period: 07/01/2011 – 06/30/2021
  • Pre-doc trainees: 8
  • Post-doc trainees: 5

UF Substance Abuse Training Center in Public Health (T32DA035167-03)

  • PI: Cottler, Linda B.
  • Dept: Epidemiology
  • Funding Period: 07/01/2014 – 06/30/2019
  • Pre-doc trainees: 4
  • Post-doc trainees: 2

Integrative and Multidisciplinary Pain and Aging Research Training (T32AG049673-01)

  • PI: Fillingim, Roger
  • Dept: Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science
  • Funding Period: 09/01/2015 – 08/31/2020
  • Post-doc trainees: 4

Training Program in Urologic Research (T32DK094789-03)

  • PI: Khan, Saeed
  • Dept: Urology
  • Funding Period: 08/01/2013 – 07/31/2018
  • Post-doc trainees: 2

Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health (TL1TR001428-02)

  • PI: McCormack, Wayne
  • Dept: Medicine
  • Funding Period: 08/15/2015 – 03/31/2019
  • Pre-doc trainees: 10

Physical, Cognitive and Mental Health in Social Context (T32AG020499-14)

  • PI: Marsiske, Michael
  • Dept: Clinical & Health Psychology
  • Funding Period: 07/01/2002 – 04/30/2018
  • Pre-doc trainees: 6

Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy in Burns and Trauma (T32GM008721-18)

  • PI: Moldawer, Lyle
  • Dept: Surgery
  • Funding Period: 07/01/1999 – 06/30/2019
  • Post-doc trainees: 3

Short-Term Training for Medical Students in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research (T35HL007489-33)

  • PI: Schultz, Gregory
  • Dept: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Funding Period: 05/01/1980 – 01/31/2019
  • Short term training slots: 20

Training Program in Regenerative Medicine (T32DK074367-10)

  • PI: Scott, Edward
  • Dept: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
  • Funding Period: 07/01/2006 – 06/30/2017
  • Pre-doc trainees: 3
  • Post-doc trainees: 2

Renal Training & Retention (RETAIN) Program (T32DK104721-02)

  • PIs: Segal, Mark; Wood, Charles
  • Depts: Medicine; Physiology
  • Funding Period: 06/01/2015 – 05/31/2020
  • Pre-doc trainees: 4
  • Post-doc trainees: 2

Research Training in Vision Science (T32EY007132-23A1)

  • PIs: Smith, W. Clay
  • Dept: Ophthalmology
  • Funding Period: 09/30/1991 – 02/28/2021
  • Pre-doc trainees: 4

Interdisciplinary Training in Rehabilitation and Neuromuscular Plasticity (T32HD043730-13)

  • PI: Vandenborne, Krista
  • Dept: Physical Therapy
  • Funding Period: 06/11/2003 – 04/30/2019
  • Pre-doc trainees: 6

Multidiscplinary Training Program in Hypertension (T32HL083810-09)

  • PI: Wood, Charles
  • Dept: Physiology
  • Funding Period: 04/01/2006 – 06/30/2018
  • Pre-doc trainees: 3
  • Post-doc trainees: 3