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Contacts by Research Area

NIGMS supports basic biomedical research that contributes to the understanding of fundamental cellular and physiological principles. General areas of interest include cell biology, biophysics, genetics, developmental biology, pharmacology, physiology, biological chemistry, biomedical technology, bioinformatics and computational biology. The material below provides details on these areas.

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Biomedical Technology, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Biomedical Technology

Cell Biology and Biophysics


Cell Biology

Genetics and Developmental Biology

Developmental and Cellular Processes

Genetic Mechanisms

Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry

Biochemistry and Biorelated Chemistry

Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences


Research Capacity Building

Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity

Undergraduate and Predoctoral Training

Postdoctoral Training

This page last reviewed on August 22, 2016