Research Training Opportunities
Students, graduate students, combined degree students (VMD/PhD), postdoctoral fellows and residents have a range of research opportunities available to them in basic, translational and clinical research at Penn Vet. In addition to the programs of research of each faculty member, trainees may participate in weekly journal clubs, attend seminars of visiting scholars and present their own work at annual conferences on campus. The following pages will expand on the National Institutes of Health program in collaboration with Merck, opportunities provided by Penn’s Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs Office, Penn Vet’s combined-degree program, graduate groups in the Biomedical Graduate Studies, training grant opportunities and clinical research programs and fellowships.
Penn Vet has a unique training asset at the campus at the University of Pennsylvania, housing research laboratories, state-of-the-art vivaria and a small-animal hospital, with large-animal facilities are located at New Bolton Center in Chester County, Pa.