1. The Mark Diamond Research Fund (GSA) 
The Mark Diamond Research Fund (MDRF) gives grants to graduate students for research expenses related to their thesis or dissertation. PhD students may apply for up to $2,000 and Master’s students for up to $1000. The MDRF grant is only for University at Buffalo graduate students in programs participating in the Graduate Student Association and who have not waived the student activity fee. Applicants should be in the latter stages of research.
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2. GSA Conference Funding 
This funding is aimed to assist master’s and PhD students to attend and present at conferences. there is a limitated availability of funding. As of Fall 2003, the new GSA Officers have instituted a fund change for student conferences. Ph. D. students, remaining at the university longer than Masters students, will recieve $400 toward conferences and Masters students will recieve $250. As of February 2006, students who are attending a conference, but not presenting, are now eligible for $150. This amount will come out of the total $250/$400 each student is eligible for throughout their graduate career.
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3. Pharmacology and Toxicology Department 
The Department offers a program of didactic course work and research training leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmacology, either through the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (IGPBS) or through the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). The department provides training in Neuropharmacology, Psychopharmacology, Toxicology, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology.
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4. Graduate Student Association
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is the representative body for graduate students at the State University of New York at Buffalo with two key purposes: representation and services to graduate students. Its funds are derived from the Mandatory Student Fee ($64 on your bill) and are used to pay GSA staff and fund numerous programs and services offered to GSA members.
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The following links will provide you information about diverse grants and fellowships offered to students in pharmacology and bionedical sciences:

1. National Institute of Health

2. National Science Foundation

3. Pharma Foundation Fellowships

4. Merck/United Negro Fellowships


1. The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

2. Society of Toxicology

3. Society for Neuroscience

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