Today’s Science Student – Tomorrow’s Leader

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is the second largest Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAID is recognized worldwide for cutting-edge medical and scientific research. Our research programs aim to improve diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of immunological, allergic, and emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.

Want to improve global health in the 21st century? NIAID wants to train you.

The Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) program is for students with strong academic standing who are from populations underrepresented in biomedical research. Candidates who are a senior, medical school student, or doctoral candidate, and from a population underrepresented in the biomedical sciences are eligible.

Selected applicants will:

• Interview with scientists for potential research training positions.

• Hear scientific lectures from world-renowned scientists.

• Tour Institute laboratories and see the state-of-the-science technologies.

The 4-day exploratory program takes place in Bethesda, Maryland, on the NIH campus, February 7–10, 2011. Student expenses for travel, hotel accommodations, and meals will be paid.

Applications are accepted between August 15 and October 15. To learn more about INRO, to check eligibility, and to apply, visit: