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Current UC San Diego Training Grants

UC San Diego hosts training grant opportunities for undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and clinical residents in many different disciplines and funded by both federal and non-federal sources. See the below searchable table for information on our training programs and the trainees they serve. For more information on an individual program, click the Program Title link. Is this website out of date? Updates are made on a quarterly basis, please email Jill Vampola with any needed changes. 

NIH RePORTER also provides a comprehensive list of UC San Diego training grants here.

 Updated 03/5/2024
Program Title Sponsor Application ID Principal Investigator Department Positions
UCSD Integrated Cardiovascular Epidemiology Fellowship NIH T32
HL079891
Allison, Matthew School of Public Health predocs, postdocs
UCSD Cancer Center Training Program in Drug Development NIH T32
CA121938
Bouvet, Michael  Cancer Center postdocs
Training in Molecular and Cell Biology of Allergy NIH

T32
AI007469

Broide, David Medicine postdocs
Academic Training in Therapeutic Advancement for Child Health (ATTACH) NIH T32
HD087978
Tremoulet, Adriana Pediatrics postdocs
Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship in Neuroaids NIH R25
MH081482
Cherner, Mariana Psychiatry postdocs
Cancer Cell Signaling & Communication Training Grant NIH T32
CA009523

Yang, Jing / Donoghue, Daniel

Chemistry and Biochemistry predocs, postdocs
The MADURA Program - Mentorship for Advancing Diversity in Undergraduate Research on Aging NIH R25
AG066594
Edland, Steven School of Public Health predocs
UCSD Research Training Program for Veterinarians NIH T32
OD017863

Sigurdson, Christina / Ernst, Peter

Pathology postdocs
UCSD Biomedical Scientist Career Development Program in Glycoscience
NIH K12
HL141956
Esko, Jeffrey / Varki, Ajit / Godula, Kamil Medicine postdocs
Training Grant in Gastroenterology  NIH T32
DK007202
Eckmann, Lars
Ghosh, Pradipta
Medicine predocs, postdocs
Blood Cells in Hemostasis and Thrombosis NIH T32
HL086344
Ginsberg, Mark Howard Medicine postdocs
HOPE Training Grant NIH T32
AI007384
Letendre, Scott Medicine postdocs
Developing Diverse Physician-Investigator Leaders for the Future of Child Health NIH K12
HD105271
Haddad, Gabriel Pediatrics postdocs
Training in Research on Addictions in Interdisciplinary Neuroaids (TRAIN) NIH T32
DA031098
Heaton, Robert Psychiatry predocs, postdocs
RTG: Research Training Group in Algebra, Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory
NSF 1502651 Izadi, Elham Mathematics predocs, postdocs
Fellowship in Geriatric Mental Health NIH T32
MH019934
Twamley, Elizabeth Psychiatry predocs, postdocs, short-term
Preparing Diverse Transfer Students for Research Careers in Neuroscience NIH R25
NS119707
Juavinett, Ashley Biology undergrads
Fellowship on Biological Psychiatry and Neuroscience NIH T32
MH018399

Shih, Betty 

Palmer, Abraham

Psychiatry postdocs
Multidisciplinary Training in Basic and Translational Alzheimer's Disease Research NIH T32
AG066596
Koo, Edward H. Neurosciences  predocs, postdocs
Improving the Health of Aging Women and Men NIH T32
AG058529 
LaCroix, Andrea Z. School of Public Health predocs, postdocs
Developing a Diverse Next Generation of Leaders in Respiratory Science NIH T32
HL166127

Malhotra, Atul/ Crotty, Laura / Sun, Xi /Yuan, Jason

Medicine postdocs
Training in Reproductive Sciences NIH T32
HD007203
Mellon, Pamela L. Reproductive Medicine postdocs, clinical fellows
UC San Diego Women's Reproductive Health Research Program NIH K12
HD001259
Gyamfi-Bannerman, Cynthia Reproductive Medicine postdocs
San Diego Biomedical Informatics Education & Research (SABER) NIH T15
LM011271
Nemati, Shamim Medicine predocs, postdocs, short-term
Interdisciplinary Anesthesiology Research Training Program NIH T32
GM121318
Patel, Hemal Anesthesiology postdocs
Training In Cardiovascular Physiology & Pharmacology NIH T32
HL007444
Ross, Robert Scott Medicine postdocs
Otolaryngology Training in Immunology; Virology and Molecular Biology NIH T32
DC000028
 
Friedman, Rick Surgery postdocs
Training Program in Diabetes Research  NIH T32
DK007494
Saltiel, Alan Medicine postdocs
Combating Antibiotic Resistance Into the Next Generation (CARING) NIH T32
AI007036
Nizet, Victor Pediatrics postdocs
Training Clinical Scientists in Radiological Imaging NIH T32
EB005970
Fowler, Kathryn/Hsiao, Albert Radiology postdocs
Neural Circuits Postdoctoral Training Program NIH T32
NS007220
Jin, Yishi Biology postdocs
Training Program in Substance Use, HIV and Related Infections NIH T32
DA023356
Martin, Natasha / Strathdee, Steffanie Medicine (Global Health) predocs, postdocs
Psychiatric Research Residency Training Track NIH R25
MH101072
Swerdlow, Neal R Psychiatry postdocs
San Diego IRACDA: Professors for the Future NIH K12
GM068524
Trejo, Joann   Pharmacology postdocs
Cancer Biology, Informatics and Omics (CBIO) Training Program NIH T32
CA067754
Wang, Jean Cellular And Molecular Medicine predocs, postdocs
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Career Development K12 Program NIH K12
EY024225
Weinreb, Robert Ophthalmology postdocs
Experimental Endocrinology and Metabolism NIH T32
DK007044
Webster, Nicholas. Medicine postdocs
Translational Vision Research Training at UCSD  NIH T32
EY026590
Zangwill, Linda Ophthalmology postdocs
The Research Ethics Education Program in Jordan NIH R25
TW010026 
Al-Delaimy, Wael K School of Public Health International trainees
2/2 GeoHealth Hub for Climate Change and Health in the Middle East and North Africa-U.S NIH U2R
TW0112228
Al-Delaimy, Wael K School of Public Health International trainees
Graduate Training in Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology NIH T32
GM007752
Brown, Joan Heller / Handel, Tracy Pharmacology predocs
Chemical Biology Interfaces at UC San Diego NIH T32
GM146648
Burkart, Michael D Chemistry and Biochemistry predocs
Mentored Career Development Program NIH KL2
TR001444
Depp, Colin; Dimsdale, Joel CTRI short-term
REU Site: Engineered Materials for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery NSF 191934 Engler, Adam Bioengineering undergrads, short-term
Neuroscience Graduate Training Program NIH T32
NS061847
Bloodgood, Brenda Neurosciences predocs
Multidisciplinary Educational Approach to Reducing Cancer Disparities NIH R25
CA221779
Gutkind, Silvio / Sadler, Georgia Medicine predocs
Training Program in Basic and Clinical Genetics NIH T32
GM145427
Hamilton, Bruce A Cellular and Molecular Medicine predocs
Pathways in Biological Sciences (PiBS) Training Program NIH T32
GM133351
Hampton, Randolph Y. Biology predocs
Training Program in Quantitative Integrative Biology (QIB) NIH T32
GM127235
Hwa, Terence Physics predocs
Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) NIH T32
GM007198
Insel, Paul / Chi, Neil Medical Education predocs
Sustained Training on Aging and HIV Research (STAHR)  NIH R25
MH108389

Letendre, Scott / Sundermann, Erin

Psychiatry short-term
UC San Diego Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) NIH T35
AG026757
Moore, Alison   Medicine predocs
REU Site: Engineers for Exploration NSF 191741 Kastner, Ryan Qualcomm Institute - Cal Inst for Telecom and Info Tech undergrads, short-term
Molecular Biophysics Training Program NIH T32
GM139795
Komives, Elizabeth Chemistry and Biochemistry predocs
California Space Grant Consortium: National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program Training Grant Proposal for 2015-2018 NASA NNX15AP87H Kosmatka, John Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering undergrads, short-term
UCSD/ACS Chemistry and Biochemistry Bridge Program NSF / American Chemical Society 1834545 Leigh, Brian Chemistry and Biochemistry predocs
REU Site: Designing for Safety and Safety by Design NSF 182195 Loh, Ken Structural Engineering undergrads, short-term
Training in Bioengineering Research and Technology Development in Cardiovascular Health and Disease NIH T32
HL160507
Mcculloch, Andrew Bioengineering predocs
Training in Multi-scale Analysis of Biological Structure and Function NIH T32
EB009380
Mcculloch, Andrew Bioengineering predocs
Advanced data analytics training for behavioral and social sciences research NIH T32
MH122376

Hekler, Erik / Sitapati, Amy

Medicine predocs
Development of Online Computational Genomics Specialization  NIH R25
HG011022
Pevzner, Pavel Arkadjevich Computer Science and Engineering  
Molecular Biological Approaches to Endocrinology NIH T32
DK007541
Rosenfeld, Michael G. Medicine predocs
REU Site: Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) NSF 172078 Teranes, Jane Geosciences Research Division undergrads, short-term
Rheumatic Diseases Research Training Grant NIH T32
AR064194
Guma, Monica Medicine predocs
UC San Diego Leading the Advancement of Underrepresented Neuroscientists for Change (LAUNCH) NIH R25
NS117367
Trejo, Joann
Reznik, Vivian
Pharmacology postdocs, early career faculty
UC San Diego Raising Advancement and Parity for Infectious Disease Researchers (RAPID) NIH R25
AI147376
Trejo, Joann
Reznik, Vivian
Pharmacology postdocs, early career faculty
UCSD Future Faculty of  Cardiovascular Sciences (FOCUS) NIH R25
HL145817
Trejo, Joann
Reznik, Vivian
Pharmacology postdocs, early career faculty
Building a Respectful, Inclusive Culture (BRIC) NIH R25
GM146014
Trejo, Joann
Reznik, Vivian
Pharmacology
Interprofessional Design and Entrepreneurship in Medical Devices at UC San Diego NIH R25
EB023839 
Engler, Adam Engineering undergrads
SDSC/UCSD Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model NIH T32
AA013525
Riley, Edward (SDSU); Spadoni, Andrea (UCSD) Psychology

predocs, postdocs

Graduate Training Program in Bioinformatics NIH T32
GM139790
Subramaniam, Shankar / Bafna, Vineet Bioengineering

predocs

MARC at University of California, San Diego NIH

T34
GM149445

De Maio, Antonio / Lawson, Mark Surgery

undergrads

University of California San Diego Outreach Program to Inspire Minority and Underrepresented Students (OPTIMUS) NIH R25
CA274175
Murphy, James / Halter, Christopher Radiation Oncology

 high school

Interprofessional Design and Entrepreneurship in Medical Devices at UC San Diego NIH R25
DK130611
Martone, Maryann Neurosciences
Short-Term Research training in Vision and Eye Health (STRIVE) NIH T35
ET033704

Baxter, Sally Zangwill, Linda 

Ophthalmology short-term medical students
Surgical Oncologists as Scientists (SOAS) Training Program NIH T32
CA275782

Sicklick, Jason

Moores Cancer Center postdoc Residents

Additional Research and Funding Resources for Trainees 

Undergraduate Research: https://students.ucsd.edu/academics/research/index.html 

Graduate Research: https://grad.ucsd.edu/financial/fellowships/index.html 

Postdoctoral Research: https://postdoc.ucsd.edu/funding/index.html