Training Grant (genetics short courses)

The Training Grant from The Genetics Society provides funding for geneticists to attend short training courses. UK-based applicants may attend courses worldwide if no similar courses are available in the UK. Non-UK based applicants must attend courses in the UK. Funding of up to 1000 GBP is available per successful application. Applications are assessed on … Read more

Research Grant for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

The Research Grant from the CMT Research Foundation funds both basic and clinical projects for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease and is open to researchers worldwide at both not-for-profit and for-profit research institutions. The Grant provides on average 100,000 – 200,000 USD/year for projects spanning 1 to 3 years. Interested applicants must first submit a letter of intent and may … Read more

Fieldwork Grant (genetics)

The Field Work Grant from The Genetics Society provides funding for geneticists to cover travel and accommodation costs associated with fieldwork. Applicants must be members of the Society. Priority is given to UK-based applicants conducting fieldwork worldwide or non-UK-based applicants conducting fieldwork in the UK. The Grant provides up to 1500 GBP to cover travel … Read more

Project Grants (Birt-Hogg Dubé Syndrome)

The Project Grants from the Myrovlytis Trust provides funding for researchers worldwide working on hypothesis-driven research related to Birt-Hogg Dubé Syndrome and its related kidney disorders and osteosarcoma. Applicants may apply for funding of up to 300,000 GBP for projects spanning up to 3 years. Applications can be submitted anytime, with decision made annually in … Read more

The Genetics Society

The Genetics Society is a UK-based society dedicated to the promotion of research, training, teaching and public engagement in all areas of genetics.

Travel Grant (rare diseases)

The Travel Grant from the Myrovlytis Trust provides funding for researchers worldwide working on rare diseases for attending research conferences or collaboration visits. Applicants may apply for funding of up to 1,000 GBP. Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and applicants may apply any time.

Public Engagement Grant (rare diseases)

The Public Engagement Grant from the Myrovlytis Trust provides funding for researchers worldwide working on rare diseases and would like to initiate public engagement or patient education projects that raise awareness of rare diseases and new technologies. Applicants may apply for funding of up to 5,000 GBP. Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and … Read more

Pilot Studies (Birt-Hogg Dubé Syndrome)

The Pilot Studies grant from the Myrovlytis Trust provides funding for researchers worldwide working on hypothesis-generating research related to Birt-Hogg Dubé Syndrome and its related kidney disorders and osteosarcoma. Applicants may apply for funding of up to 20,000 GBP for projects spanning 1 year. Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and applicants may submit … Read more

Myrovlytis Trust

The Myrovlytis Trust is a UK-based charitable organization dedicated to rare diseases research and public engagement in medical and molecular genetics. The Trust provides funding for PhD students, pilot studies, research, public engagement and travel for researchers worldwide.

Public Engagement Grant (Genetics)

The Public Engagement Grant from The Genetics Society provides funding for geneticists to cover costs for travel and materials associated with public engagement activities. Grants are available to members of the Society to cover costs associated with travel and materials for public engagement activities relevant to genetics. Funding of up to 5000 GBP are available … Read more