Virologist Developments in virology have led to the advancement of several disciplines, including gene therapy, which holds promise of therapeutic options for a variety of diseases. The UCLA Virology and Gene Therapy Training Program aims to provide a unique and outstanding environment for predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees pursuing research career in fields related to gene therapy.

Gene Therapy This program will establish a solid training in fundamental virology and its applications in gene therapy. The trainees will be exposed to clinical and diagnostic issues during their training to assist the therapeutic applications of their research projects, and be encouraged to form translational collaborations with basic and clinical mentors. This bridge in training environment will enhance the translation from basic science to clinical application in gene therapy.

Grant Information

  • Funding begins September 1, and provides a monthly stipend.
  • Appointment can be renewed with satisfactory progress.

Applicant Requirements

  • Applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Applicant is preferred to be in their 1st or 2nd year of PhD Program, or early stage in postdoc training.

How to Apply

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