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UCDavis Health MIND Institute

NIH Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Training for Autism Researchers

Two-year, NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowships at the UC Davis MIND Institute Sacramento, California

  • To develop independent research scientists who understand the biobehavioral complexity of autism.
  • To foster behavioral and biological sciences in the context of an interdisciplinary, autism-focused research program
  • To provide primary and secondary mentoring and research experiences across multiple disciplines.
  • To encourage each fellow to design and execute a research plan from inception to completion.
  • This training program follows

Kirschstein-NRSA guidelines ยป. 2T32MH073124-16

  • 38 world-class faculty mentors with expertise in disciplines: behavioral and implementation science, clinical psychology and psychiatry, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, and neuroscience
  • Individualized curriculum
  • Experiential & didactic learning
  • Hands-on experience with children and families
  • Career training in lab management, grant writing, publishing, budgets