Fellowships and Training Grants

The Prevention and Methodology Training Program (PAMT; T32 DA017629)

The Prevention and Methodology Training Program (PAMT; T32 DA017629) has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) since 2005. PAMT makes a unique contribution to the nation’s training of prevention scientists and to the NIDA portfolio by fostering careers that focus on integrating drug abuse/HIV prevention science and innovative methodology.

Biomedical Big Data to Knowledge Training Grant (B2D2K; T32 LM012415)

This NIH-sponsored Training Program comprises a diverse cohort of next-generation scientists engaged in integrative analyses of biomedical data to advance science and improve health. Students learn to develop novel algorithmic and statistical methods with which to build predictive, explanatory, and causal models for integrative analysis of electronic health records and genomics, behavioral, socio-economic, and environmental data to advance science and improve health. Trainees are supported for a period of two years as a part of their doctoral program.

BECAS CHILE- Chilean scholarship for international Ph.D. degrees (N° 72160326)

Competitive scholarship for Chilean students pursuing Ph.D. degrees abroad.

Projects

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Nicotine during adolescence alters ethanol intake and gene expression

Associations between nicotine smoking initiation and cannabis use in adolescence

Population estimation using Identity by Descent (IBD): Application of network theory on population genetics

Using Identity by Descent (IBD) to identify populations and their relationships using network theory

Reduced nicotine content (RNC) cigarettes

Pharmacokinetic profile of Spectrum reduced nicotine cigarettes

Reduced-nicotine content (RNC) cigarettes and gene expression

Reduced-nicotine content cigarette effects on gene expression associated to craving and withdrawal symptoms among heavy smokers

Time-varying effect modeling for cigarette smoking initiation and marijuana use in adolescents

Associations between nicotine smoking initiation and cannabis use in adolescence

Skills

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Statistics

Data Analysis

Laboratory

English/Spanish

Contact

  • 432 Human and Health Development (HHD), The Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
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