We would like to acknowledge all those who have dedicated their time and talents to make the public dissemination of resources on this website and previous versions of this website possible. We also thank those who have generously granted their permission to include their materials and resources on the website. We specifically acknowledge those who created this website at the University of Wisconsin–Madison with support from the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and the Wisconsin Center for Education Research: Janet Branchaw, Stephanie House, Jessica Miller, Christine Pfund, Christine Sorkness, Kimberly Spencer, and Emily Utzerath. Acknowledgement of specific contributors to each specialized curriculum are noted at the beginning of each and our partner programs are shown below.
Past and current partners who have contributed financially and in-kind:
The rich array of resources available on this website for mentors, mentees, and facilitators reflects a history of commitment to improving mentoring relationships at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and partners across the country. All of the funding sources that have supported this project are listed below, which the federal granting agencies highlighted.
2003–2006 Entering Mentoring: Training for biology graduate students and postdocs
This work was supported by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Professors grant to Dr. Jo Handelsman (HHMI-52005791, Handelsman PI).
2006–2010 Entering Research: Training for STEM undergraduate students beginning research
This work was supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of Underrepresented Research and Mentoring grant to Dr. Janet Branchaw (DBI-0731564, Branchaw PI, Pfund co-PI), the UW–Madison Institute for Biology Education and HHMI (HHMI-52005791, Handelsman PI).
2007–2010 Adaptation of Entering Mentoring for STEM graduate students, postdocs and faculty
This work was supported by the NSF through a Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) Type 2 grant to Dr. Christine Pfund (DUE-0717731, Pfund PI, Branchaw co-PI, Mathieu co-PI), with additional support from the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching, the Institute for Biology Education, the NSF-funded Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) Network and the American Physics Society.
2010–2012 Adaptation of Entering Mentoring for Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) mentors
This work was supported by the NIH as a supplement to an Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award to Dr. Marc Drezner (3UL1RR025011-03S2, Drezner, PI).
2011–2012 Dissemination of Training for Clinical and Translational Research Mentors
This dissemination project was supported by the NIH through a supplement to the Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (3UL1 RR025011-05S1, Drezner, PI).
2013–2014 Implementation of Facilitator Training to Disseminate Research Mentor Training for Diverse Scholars
This work was supported by NIH (R13 GM106445-01, Sorkness and Pfund, PIs) with additional support from the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
2014–2017 Adaptation of Entering Research for Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) mentees
This work is funded from the NIH as part of the UW–Madison Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (UL1TR000427, Drezner, PI).
2014–2017 Research to study factors in mentoring that contribute to positive mentee outcomes
This work is funded by NIH through the Center for Women’s Health Research (R01 GM094573-04, Byars-Winston and Pfund, PIs).