How to Apply



The Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program (CBI) is supported by a National Institutes of Health Training Grant and generous assistance from the Graduate Division of UCLA, and the Deans of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and the Medical School.

Applications are being now being accepted until May 1st for more details please email the Program Director.

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The CBI is currently in its 23rd year, with 12 trainees and trainee associates participating. For more information, read about Most Frequently Asked Questions about CBI Program.


Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, you must be:

  1. a US Citizen or permanent resident (non-permanent residents may serve as Associates)
  2. a Ph.D. student working with CBI Training Faculty members and enrolled in Ph.D. programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry; Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics; Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology; Molecular and Medical Pharmacology; Bioengineering; Public Health and Physiology.
  3. at the end of your first year

Diversity

CBI is committed to diversity along the chemistry-biology interface, offering programs that help underrepresented and disadvantaged students achieve success. Members of underrepresented minorities or physically disadvantaged are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have additional questions that are not answered on the application or FAQs, contact maynardadmin@chem.ucla.edu