Postdoctoral Opportunities

Graduate, Postdoctoral

(Deadline Apr. 1, 2021)

The Grant supports university-level multidisciplinary scientific studies on viral and bacterial infection-induced cancers. We welcome graduate student and post doctoral scientists from chemistry, pharmacology, biochemistry, engineering, biology, and any related disciplines to apply.*

Faculty, Postdoctoral
The University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research (UMCGR) invites applications for microbiome-related Pilot Projects that are focused on interactions between gut microbes and the gut epithelium.  Funded projects will take advantage of a new service provided by the Microbiome Core that permits simultaneous cultivation of strictly anaerobic bacteria with a 2-dimensional colonic epithelium derived from human colonic stem cells.

Initiated in 2012, the Lilly Innovation Fellowship Award (LIFA) program was created to identify and foster exceptional post-doctoral scientists pursuing ground breaking research projects. The prestigious LIFA program pairs a post-doctoral scientist with their academic mentor and a Lilly scientist, who serves as an industry mentor, to advance an innovative research proposal developed by the fellow.

Faculty, Postdoctoral

Grantor: Global Probiotics Council

Grant Opportunity: Research Grant

Award Amount: $50,000

Deadline: February 12, 2016

The purpose of the Young Investigator Grant for Probiotic Research is to contribute to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the United States and to impact academic and career development of young investigators, attracting them into the field of probiotics and microbiota.


Faculty, Graduate, Postdoctoral

San Francisco, CA – uBiome, the leading microbial genomics company, is offering talented researchers with big ideas a grant of up to $100,000 of microbiome sampling kits and full 16S laboratory analysis. The goal is to fast-track a study with the greatest potential to affect human health and well-being. The winner will also have access to their own dashboard, enabling them to view and compare the results of their study, as well as being able to download raw data to analyze in any way they like.