Training and Careers



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NIBIB funds research training across the range of career levels. Below are links to NIBIB's training and career development programs and announcements about related initiatives. 


The 2023 BEAMS Challenge is now closed. Winners will be announced in December.

Photos from NIBIB's two-day meeting in June at the NIH Bethesda Campus.

The 2023 DEBUT Challenge winners have been announced! 

Mental Health and Wellbeing of Biomedical Researchers

Part 8 of OITE's Mental Health and Wellness Series, The Psychology of Career Decision Making presented by Anna Han, Ph.D. and Denise Saunders, Ph.D.  See the full series on YouTube.

BMES 2020 video: Advice on NIH training opportunities

Dr. Matt Allen, Department Chair at Wayne State University, shares his insights on NIH training opportunities and choosing a career in research. View the transcript  on YouTube.

NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration

NIH's Next Generation Research Initiative is dedicated to training future biomedical researchers.

Grant Programs

Career Stages

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DEBUT Challenge