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Metabolism and Nutrition Training Program (MANTP)

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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (PhD)
Postdoc & Early Career

Outstanding career training opportunities in metabolism and nutrition-related biomedical research in the research programs of 31 faculty from 11 departments. The MANTP has postdoctoral (PhD, MD) training positions in five research focus areas: i) Genetics and Nutrition; ii) Gut Microbiome; iii) Mechanisms Controlling Nutrient Metabolism and Action; iv) Nutrition-linked Metabolic Disease; and v) Population Health Nutrition.

Training involves up to 3 years of NIH-level salary, in-depth assistance in grant writing and review and seminar presentation, funding for unique professional development activities, development of mentoring skills and opportunities to develop a teaching portfolio. Please send a letter of interest that includes a list of specific faculty trainers you are interested in and a description of your career goals. In addition, please send a CV that includes a list of 3 individuals who can be contacted for a letter of recommendation. All application materials should be sent to: Katie Butzen, Graduate Program Coordinator ( Per NIH policy applicants must be a US citizen or non-citizen national.

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Wisconsin, Madison (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Postdoc Website this link takes you to a different website

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Food Science & Nutrition
Genetics & Genomics
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology
STEM Fields

Aging, Chronic Disease & Health
Cell Culture
Developmental Biology
Human Health & Nutrition
Nutritional Science
Population Health

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)

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