Career Development Resources

These seminars, links and articles are provided specifically with postdocs in mind.   Attend the seminars, read the articles, and visit the links provided to learn more about these relevant and worthwhile topics tailored to help shape and navigate your career.

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The BSF is announcing the availability of funds for short scientific trips by young American or Israeli scientists to the other country. In the next round, a total of 10 grants will be awarded, each for $4,000.  The deadline for the submission of applications is December 6th 2012. Please follow the instructions given on the BSF website,, under ‘Grant Programs’/’Travel Grants’.  Please see the link to the call for proposals lists all current discretionary funding opportunities from 26 agencies of the United States government, including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and many others -- in other words, all the most important public funders of research in the United States

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research - The largest funder of biomedical research in the world, NIH funds research in just about every area that's remotely related to human health and disease. This page includes extensive information about NIH grants, as well as a place to search NIH funding programs. NIH also has an advanced search page, which offers a wide range of search options.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) - An independent federal agency, the U.S. National Science Foundation funds approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted at America's colleges and universities. This is the place to search for NSF funding programs.

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation - has joined together with the Sohn Conference Foundation, dedicated to curing pediatric cancers, to establish the Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award.  This award provides funding to basic scientists and clinicians who conduct research with the potential to significantly impact the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of one or more pediatric cancers.

Research Nebraska - This is a chronological listing of grants held by all organizations within the Nebraska system, with the most recent listed first. New grants appear in this list weekly and contribute to an organizational unit and researcher Fingerprint. The source of grants for this application is NIH ExPORTER, so only NIH grants are included. More information is available at