Dr. Michael Sanderson
Program Director

Pennie Liebig
Program Coordinator

IGERT Program in Genomics
University of Arizona
Biosciences West. 328
1041 E. Lowell Street
Tucson, AZ 85721-0088
Tel: 520-626-0988
Fax: 520-621-9190

IGERT Recruitment Program



Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting applications. Thank you for your interest in the IGERT Program in Comparative Genomics.

The one-year IGERT fellowship is offered to incoming Ph.D. students. Students should apply for admission to the graduate program of their choice, explicitly stating that they are interested in the IGERT Genomics Initiative. Graduate programs will forward the application files for consideration by the IGERT executive committee. To be eligible for support, students must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents. Applicants should also send a one-page statement describing their research interests in evolutionary, computational, or functional genomics directly to:

Dr. Michael Sanderson, IGERT Director
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Biosciences West
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721

Application deadline: No longer accepting applications

In this statement, applicants should indicate the graduate program to which they are applying; students may study at the University of Arizona in any program relevant to the theme of this initiative. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. For more information contact Dr. Michael Nachman.

Click here for more information about the program and requirements for an IGERT fellow.

The IGERT Program itself does not grant degrees, but it does supply stipends and opportunities for learning and research. Students in any Ph.D. program at the University of Arizona are eligible for IGERT support; some of the relevant programs are listed below. Please check with the program of your choice for information about graduate admissions, including application deadlines.


Interdisciplinary Programs