How To Apply

BCB’s T32 Training Program is highly competitive and applications are open to all actively enrolled second year UNC Bioinformatics and Computational Biology PhD and MD/PhD students. Applicants must be a US citizen.

Weight in participant selection is given to the student’s past academic record, their participation in the program, the potential impact of their research, and even their PI’s active participation in the BCB training process.

For more information, contact the BCB T32 Administration.


Interested applicants should submit the following information:

  • A copy of your unofficial UNC transcripts highlighting your previous BCB coursework.
  • A letter of intent stating why you would like to apply for a T32 slot and why the training program would be beneficial to you.
  • A summary of your current research projects.

PIs of interested applicants should submit the following information:

  • A letter of support stating why you feel that your student should be considered for a T32 training slot.

Applications are accepted in June of each year.