T Team – NIH Training Grants Toolkits

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Not sure where to start? Have questions? Email Audrey Natwick a.dickinson@ufl.edu or call (352) 294-8332

NIH-Funded Training Opportunities

The University of Florida partners with the National Institutes of Health to provide training opportunities for the next generation of scientists. As of July 2018, this partnership supports the training of 74 predocs, 32 postdocs, 20 medical students on short-term research rotations, and 7 undergraduates interested in health science research. To find out more about each training program, please visit its webpage (linked in the table below).


Training Grant

Program Director



Trainees Supported

NIH Award Number


Comprehensive Training Program in Oral Biology
Robert Burne, PhD
Oral BiologyDentistrySupports 8 Predocs & 5 PostdocsT90 DE021990
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Type I Diabetes and Biomedical Engineering
Mark Atkinson, PhD & Benjamin Keselowsky, PhDPathology, Immunology, & Laboratory Medicine and Biomedical Engineering Medicine & EngineeringSupports 4 PredocsT32 DK108736
Basic Microbiology and Infectious DiseaseDavid Bloom, PhD & Stephanie Karst, PhDMolecular Genetics & MicrobiologyMedicineSupports 5 PredocsT32 AI007110
Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration
Dawn Bowers, PhD & David Vaillancourt, PhDClinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsSupports 4 PredocsT32 NS082168
UF Substance Abuse Training Center in Public Health
Linda Cottler, PhDEpidemiologyPublic Health & Health Professions and MedicineSupports 4 Predocs & 2 PostdocsT32 DA035167
Integrative and Multidisciplinary Pain and Aging Research Training
Roger Fillingim, PhDCommunity Dentistry & Behavioral ScienceDentistrySupports 4 PostdocsT32 AG049673
Training Program for Applied Research and Development in Genomic Medicine
Julie Johnson, PharmD & Thomas Pearson, PhDPharmacotherapy & Translational Research, Epidemiology, and MedicinePublic Health & Health Professions and MedicineSupports 4 PostdocsT32 HG008958
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
Wayne McCormack, PhDMedicineMedicineSupports 16 PredocsTL1 TR001428Susan Gardner by April 3, 2020
Physical, Cognitive and Mental Health in Social Context
Michael Marsiske, PhD Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsSupports 6 PredocsT32 AG020499
Breathing Research and Therapeutics (BREATHE)
Gordon Mitchell, PhDPhysical TherapyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsSupports 3 Predocs & 3 PostdocsT32 HL134621
Molecular Biology in Burns and Trauma
Lyle Moldawer, PhD SurgeryMedicineSupports 4 PostdocsT32 GM008721
Short-Term Training for Medical Students in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research
Gregory Schultz, PhDObstetrics & GynecologyMedicineSupports 20 Short-Term Medical Student TraineesT35 HL007489
Training Program in Regenerative Medicine
Edward Scott, PhDMolecular Genetics & MicrobiologyMedicineSupports 4 Predocs & 2 PostdocsT32 DK074367
Renal Training & Retention (RETAIN) Program
Mark Segal, PhD & Michelle Gumz, PhDMedicine and PhysiologyMedicineSupports 4 Predocs & 2 PostdocsT32 DK104721
Research Training in Vision Science
W. Clay Smith, PhDOphthalmology MedicineSupports 5 PredocsT32 EY007132
Interdisciplinary Training in Rehabilitation and Neuromuscular Plasticity
David Fuller, PhDPhysical TherapyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsSupports 6 PredocsT32 HD043730
GatorStar: A New Marc U*Star Program at the University of Florida
David Julian, PhDBiologyLiberal Arts & SciencesSupports 7 UndergraduatesT34 GM118272
Training Program in Chemosensory Science
Steven Munger, PhDPharmacology & TherapeuticsMedicineSupports 4 PredocsT32 DC015944
Translational Science Training to Reduce the Impact of Alcohol on HIV Infection
Robert Cook, PhDEpidemiologyPublic Health & Health Professions and MedicineSupports 4 Predocs & 2 PostdocsT32 AA025877
Clinical and Translational Pre-Doctoral Training in Alzheimer's Disease and Related DementiasJada Lewis, PhD & Jennifer Bizon, PhDNeuroscienceMedicineSupports 5 PredocsT32 AG061892