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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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

A catalyst for interac​tion with the scientific community

"​We are pleased to announce the Science of Science Policy Approach to Analyzing and Innovating the Biomedical Research Enterprise (SCISIPBIOLink to external web site program, a joint initiative between NIGMS and the Science of Science and Innovation Policy (SciSIP) program​ Link to external web site in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences at the National Science Foundation (NSF)."​​

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Biomedical Beat Blog

Follow the process of discovery

"When you think of blood, chances are you think of the color red. But blood actually comes in a variety of colors, including red, blue, green, and purple."​

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