Application Materials

BDBS Poster Fair

The application deadline for 2016 will be announced in the fall of 2015.

Email the completed application to Jordan Wilkinson Send an e-mail

The application packet should contain the materials listed below.  Please only use Adobe Acrobat Reader to enter and save information on the fillable pdf face page.

  • the application face page  download pdf
  • the applicant's CV
  • a one page description of the applicant's PhD research
  • a one page description of the applicant's proposed research
  • a one-page document describing how your prior experiences have motivated you to pursue a career that melds research, teaching, and active contribution to an academic community
  • the mentor's NIH biosketch, including a description of the mentor's active and pending funding
  • a listing of the mentor's present and prior trainees for the past five years (with current position)
  • a letter from the mentor stating support of the goals of the TEACRS program and agreeing to the TEACRS requirement that trainees devote 25% of their time to career development
  • the mentor's letter should also acknowledge his or her responsibility for contributing 25% support during the time the trainee is appointed to TEACRS

Three letters of recommendation are also required.
Your referees should email their letters directly to Jordan Wilkinson.  Send an e-mail

Contact Information









Claire Moore, PhD
Program Director

Administrative Office
Jaharis 408
Phone: 617-636-0825
FAX: 617-636-0337

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Check back in the fall of 2015 for next year's application.