Program Details

IGERT trainees receive a $30,000/yr. stipend for two years with standard departmental support for the remaining years of study. In addition, funds are available for tuition and travel to conferences as well as an allotment for research supplies. Each year 12 IGERT traineeships are available to graduate students at the University of Kentucky. Students will also participate in internships, outreach and supervised training in educational instruction. IGERT trainees will work in diverse laboratory environments to gain the necessary skills to succeed in this rapidly emerging field. Each trainee will have two advisors and together they will develop a research topic which intersects all three research themes.

Trainees also receive a graduate certificate in Bioactive Interfaces and Devices