Welcome to NIGMS

​​​​​​​​​​The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) supports basic research that increases understanding of biological processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.​

Undergraduate Student Undergraduate ​and Predoctoral Programs
Funding opportunities for community college, undergraduate, master's, and post-baccalaureate students; doctoral candidates; and institutions 
Post-Doctoral Student Postdoctoral Programs
Funding opportunities for ​postdoctoral fellows and institutions
Principal Investigator Research Programs
 Funding for principal investigators
Educator Educational Resources
Resources for students and educators intended to strengthen public understanding​ of science
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NIGMS WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2018 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

2/26/2018

Please visit the Office of Personnel Managment for continual updates

Science for the Public

Strengthening public understanding and appreciation of science is a key NIGMS goal. As part of its efforts, the Institute provides free science education materials on a range of topics.

Feedback Loop Blog

Lasker Awards Honor Three NIGMS Grantees

We are delighted that three long-time NIGMS grantees have been recognized by the 2018 Lasker Awards Link to external web site​. The awards highlight fundamental biological discoveries to draw attention to the importance of public support of science.​

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Biomedical Beat Blog

Excellence in Science Mentoring Honored in Washington, D.C.​

Six NIGMS grantees are among this year's winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM​) Link to external web site. The award was established by the ​White House in 1995.

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