Join the TiMe Program

Application Information

The NIH NIBIB T32 Tissue Microenvironment (TiMe) training program is now closed for Fall 2020-Summer 2021.


  • 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)