Catalyst Award Program

Catalyst Award Program

Catalyst Award Recipients

Please note: The instructions have changed since our original announcement.  Any trainee within the University of Pittsburgh is now eligible to apply for a Catalyst Award.

The Pittsburgh Center for Evolutionary Biology and Medicine (CEBaM) is pleased to announce its Catalyst Award Program. The Mission of the Center is to advance the fields of evolutionary biology and medicine by catalyzing research at their interface. The Center serves to cultivate educational and scientific collaborations between evolutionary biologists and biomedical researchers.

In 2020, we will award 2 (or more) fellowships of up to $10,000 to trainees (Ph.D. students or postdoctoral researchers) to support a new or existing project consistent with the mission of the Center.

Applications are due on March 20, 2020, submitted to, with an award start as early as May 1, 2020. For more information, please email or visit

CEBaM 2020 Catalyst Program Application

CEBaM 2020 Catalyst Program Instructions

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For inquiries, please contact Kristie Bowman
 Phone: (412) 648-4058

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