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Support for Scientific Trainees


Your scientific training is a fundamental and exciting time in your career. At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we are dedicated to nurturing and training early-career investigators. Our faculty and staff offer comprehensive support and resources to help you develop professionally, build relationships, and pursue innovative research as part of our extraordinary scientific community.


Office of Academic Programs in Biomedical Sciences

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The Office of Academic Programs in Biomedical Sciences, with 13 faculty and full-time staff members, serves as the central resource for all scientific trainees conducting laboratory-based research at St. Jude, including:

Among our many services are dedicated administrative support, relocation and visa assistance, professional development opportunities and more.

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Faculty Mentors and Labs

Our renowned faculty includes some of the world’s top scientists and physicians. St. Jude investigators work in a broad range of fields spanning basic sciences and translational research to clinical care, and include a Nobel laureate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators, and members of the National Academy of Sciences. 

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Shared Resources and Core Facilities

The research resources and core facilities at St. Jude are exceptional. From state-of-the-art technologies to expert support, our shared resources are designed to free investigators to pursue innovative research directions. In-depth training is available for those interested in adopting new technologies.