The application for the 2024 Fellows Program is now closed.

Applicants will be informed of their status at the end of March. 

 Leading Edge provides an opportunity to 
1) showcase your research
2) meet other outstanding postdoctoral fellows
3) learn from leaders in the biomedical community.

The program encompasses:
1) Virtual career development programming throughout the year
2) Community-building events throughout the year and a lively Slack workspace
3) Fellow presentations at an in-person symposium in June


Woman or non-binary postdocs are encouraged to apply.
You do not need to be planning to apply for jobs at this time.
Please be ready to present work from your postdoc (not graduate work) at the June symposium.

Postdocs who are currently on the faculty job market are not eligible. Specifically, postdocs who have submitted, or planned to submit, more than 3 faculty applications by May 2024, are not eligible.

Questions? Contact [email protected].

Application instructions

The application consists of
1) CV
2) Abstract of the work to be presented
3) 2 letters of recommendation from people with extensive knowledge of you and your work 


Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page, or email [email protected] with additional questions.