Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).
The Center for Precision Environmental Health is a highly interactive, interdisciplinary group of faculty, students and fellows working to understand the underlying causes of disease through research at the intersection of genetics, environmental health, and computational biology. The Center occupies dedicated space in the Alkek building on the Baylor College of Medicine main campus, with open modern labs and an adjacent office and administrative suite.
Center faculty enjoy access to Baylor's impressive state-of-the-art core facilities (https://www.bcm.edu/research/advanced-technology-core-labs) at subsidized rates, outstanding M.D/Ph.D. (https://www.bcm.edu/education/programs/md-phd-program )
and Ph.D. (https://www.bcm.edu/education/schools/graduate-school-of-biomedical-sciences/about-us) training programs, and a new inter-institutional T32 training grant in Precision Environmental Health. Candidates with cancer-relevant research programs are also eligible for funding from the Cancer and Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)(http://www.cprit.state.tx.us/research/).