How to Apply

IBIEM is open to all students at Duke and North Carolina A&T with an interest in microbiome research. To be considered to become an IBIEM Trainee, students must have applied into a graduate program of their choice. A partial listing of the participating units is provided below, however graduates students from any program are eligible to apply. Admission into IBIEM will be contingent on student entrance into their respective graduate department.

The online application consists of uploading: 1) a short CV (2 pages max); 2) an unofficial transcript; and 3) a brief essay (1 page max) outlining why you are interested in participating in IBIEM. If you have experience/working knowledge or unique skills or experience relevant to IBIEM’s core areas and training objectives, please specify them in your essay. In addition, please discuss your future career plans after completing your graduate degree. Finally, applicants should request that their advisor emails a reference letter to Dr. Glenda Kelly at Preference will given to applicants who submit all of their application materials by May 15, 2020. Click here for the IBIEM application flyer. 

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Links to Participating Units at Duke University (Partial Listing):

 Links to Participating Units at North Carolina A&T (Partial Listing):