The ASV Council is delighted to announce the 5th year of the award program to highlight excellence in virology: the ASV Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Awards. The purpose of these awards is to recognize junior investigators who have made significant contributions to the field of virology and who display exceptional promise. They are named in honor of former ASV president Dr. Ann Palmenberg, University of Wisconsin-Madison, for her tireless efforts over several decades in supporting and continually improving our society’s annual meeting.
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1. Details for eligibility and submission of application
The International Society for Antiviral Research will begin accepting applications for our 2017 CFF Scholarship for Women Scientists Program Sept 30th with a nomination deadline is December 31st, 2016.
A Contract within the Spanish Programme “Formación de Doctores 2016” is available for the research grant “THE EVOLUTION OF HOST RANGE AND VIRULENCE IN PLANT VIRUS EMERGENCE ”
Research will be developed at the Plant-Virus Interaction and Co-Evolution Group Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas UPM-INIA (CBGP) (www.cbgp.upm.es)
Research topics: The long-term goal of the group is to understand the evolution of plant-virus interactions. Within this broad field of research the pre-doctoral scientist to be recruited will participate in a programme of research on the Evolutionary Ecology of Virus Emergence, specifically on how ecosystem ...
Perfil docente: Biología Celular, Histología, Organografía, Genética
Perfil investigador: Biología Celular de la replicación viral
Plaza: Contratado Doctor a tiempo completo
Fecha de publicación: 8 de julio de 2016
Código de la plaza: 0707/PCDINT/050
Plazo de presentación:
"Nuevos mecanismos de modulación inmune por virus y su contribución a la patogénesis"
El proyecto de investigación caracterizará nuevas propiedades de proteínas codificadas por el virus herpes simplex capaces de modular la respuesta inmune del hospedador. El trabajo experimental incluye la expresión y purificación de proteínas virales, la caracterización de sus propiedades inmunomoduladoras y la generación de virus recombinantes.
Network Opportunities for Sharing – June 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), located in Ames, IA, is seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, (Research Microbiologist, GS-0403-11) for a full-time, TWO YEAR APPOINTMENT. Ph.D. is required. The incumbent will conduct research on factors that effect sow immunity as it relates to piglet immunity, and potential intervention strategies to limit disease in pigs. Objectives may include monitoring functions and responses of mucosal and immunological tissue following different intervention strategies, with a primary focus on neonatal immunology. New state-of-the-art laboratory and animal space will provide ample opportunity for a motivated individual to work in ...
IMI* has put out a call for research and innovation proposals to advance its programme on Ebola and other filoviral haemorrhagic fevers (Ebola+). This call is continuously open for a period of two years with the following submission cut-off dates: 16 March 2016, 15 September 2016, 16 March 2017, 14 September 2017, and 15 March 2018. For more information click here: http://www.imi.europa.eu/content/imi-2-call-8.
*The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is Europe's largest public-private initiative aiming to speed up the development of better and safer medicines for patients. It supports collaborative research projects and builds networks ...