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Alavi-Dabiri Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

We wish to announce a call for proposals to provide supplemental support of postdoctoral fellows pursuing careers in fields related to mental retardation and developmental disabilities. The Alavi-Dabiri Fellowship Award was developed by Drs. Abass and Jane Alavi in 1997. The Alavis have provided an endowment, the income of which will provide for the award(s). This year the award will be approximately $7,200. These funds are available from July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007. Additional information regarding the center and this award can be accessed through http://stokes.chop.edu/mrddrc/mrddrc.html.

Interested candidates should submit:

1. A one page application which includes an abstract (250 words) and specific aims of the project.

2. A statement of the project’s relevance to mental retardation and developmental disabilities.

3. A letter of support from the applicant’s preceptor that will speak to the qualifications of the candidate.

4. A NIH biographical sketch or CV.

This preliminary application (send 8 copies) is due May 26, 2006 in the office of John Simpkins, 3615 Civic Center Boulevard, Abramson Research Building Room 502, Philadelphia, PA  19104-4318. Decisions will be announced by June 16, 2006 for a start date of July 1, 2006. Questions may be addressed to John Simpkins, (215) 590-3728 or simpkinsj@email.chop.edu.

—John Simpkins, Administrator,
 Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities Research Center,
CHOP

 



 
  Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 31, April 25, 2006

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