Frequently Asked Questions
What is the goal of the Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Program?
How does the Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Program complement existing PhD programs at Georgetown and Howard Universities?
How do I construct my Career Development Plan (CDP)?
What are the requirements of my mentors?
Does my research project qualify as translational?
Does my research project have to include animal studies?
Does research on a cell line derived from human cells qualify as human subject research?
Who is eligible to apply?
Do I need to be a US Citizen?
Are MD/PhD students eligible to apply as a predoctoral student?
Is there any restriction on the number of years' experience when applying to the program?
I have a trainee who does not need funding until the following year. Should I apply now?
How much funding will I receive if I'm accepted into the program?
How many years of funding will the grant cover?
When is the deadline to apply?
When would I find out if I was awarded a TL1 slot?
When would funding start?
Where do I find the application?
How many aims should I propose?
Do I need a second mentor if my primary mentor is a clinician investigator?
Where can I get more information about the TBS Program?
Which sections of the NRSA application are required?
How do I submit the application?
How do I submit my letters of support?
As a postdoc am I required to be terminate from my current position?
Can I be terminated from the TBS Program?
What is the requirement of time need for research in the TL1 Program?
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