Join the TiMe Program

Application Information

The NIH NIBIB T32 Tissue Microenvironment (TiMe) training program is now accepting applications for the next cohort. Applications and recommendation letters are due June 28, 2023.

Click here to apply.


  • Must be a pre-doctoral student, with at least 2 years of graduate school experience
  • Must commit to two full years of TiMe training, i.e. cannot graduate before the end of two years of training
  • Must be a University of Illinois student
  • Strong research interest in the tissue microenvironment
  • U.S. and non-U.S. citizens are eligible


The application requires:

  • A CV
  • A one-page description of your current research
  • Two letters of recommendation from a research advisor and a faculty member familiar with the student’s research
  • A brief summary of why you would be a good candidate for this training position, especially showing how your research would span the themes of the training program. The summary should be one page or shorter.
  • A copy of your graduate transcript(s)