I am always interested in recruiting talented scientists to my group, and the ideal way to fund your PhD or postdoc is through an independent fellowship. If you are interested in applying for these please contact me with your research ideas, current skills, and skills you wish to develop as a postdoc along with your CV. Contact me early so that there is time for me to give feedback on your proposal!
MSU BEACON Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows Program [Dec/Jan deadline]
NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB) [October deadline]
USDA NIFA (PhD & Postdoc) [August deadline]
Life Sciences Research Foundation (LSRF, Postdoc) [October deadline]
Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP, Postdoc) [Aug deadline]
NSF GRFP (PhD) [November deadline]
Japan, Canada (NSERC), and Israel (BARD) also have fellowship programs for their citizens.