About the image: (Left) Cilia (shown in green) on renal epithelia cells (outlined in red) are important sensory and signaling organelles. Mutations affecting the cilium result in severe cystic diseases. DNA in the nucleus is stained blue. (Right) Cytoskeletal architecture in renal epithelium showing actin (red) and acetylated microtubules in green.

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No application fee for U.S. citizens or permanent residents


Foreign Applicants: Application deadline: January 15th

U.S. Applicants: Application review begins in November, and select applicants are invited to interview during one of two interview sessions in January and February. Applications received in late January and after will continue to be considered until all slots are filled. Early submission is strongly suggested. Applications received after April 1 will not be considered for entry in fall 2012.  


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