Applications are now being accepted for the Global Genome Initiative Buck Fellowship. The two-year fellowship includes a 55 percent time commitment to biodiversity genomic research and 45 percent commitment to other Global Genome Initiative related activities.

Fellows must propose to conduct research in-residence at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC for 12 to 24 months. Applicants must have completed or be near completion of a Ph.D. Fellowships begin in February 2015 or later and pay a stipend of $48,000 per year, plus $4,000 annually for research or healthcare allowance.

For more information on how to apply, visit http://www.smithsonianofi.com/blog/2014/10/08/calling-all-gene-genies/.