isirv Antiviral Group
Training & Educational Support
| Print |The isirv Antiviral Group provides training through its meetings and workshops, and provides Travel Awards to enable younger members and members from low income countries to attend isirv meetings and training courses.
Travel Awards are made available for young investigators (who, in general, have a PhD or clinical qualification and are less than 40 years of age) who require financial assistance in order to attend an AVG event. The awards cover conference registration, hotel accommodation and the cost of travel. Applicants are required to submit: an abstract of significant research, a brief CV and Bibliography, and a Letter of Support from their Department Head.
The AVG acknowledges financial support from the NIAID and WHO which provided Travel Scholarships to assist 12 young scientists and scientists from low income countries to attend the 4th AVG Conference in Austin, Texas (2015).
Tatiana Baranovich, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Aline da Rocha Matos, Fiocruz, Brazil
Daniel Goldhill, Public Health England, UK
Gyanendra Kumar, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Victor Leyva-Grado, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Bindumadhav Marathe, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Ding (Thomas) Oh, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Australia
Patricio Acosta, CONICET, Argentina
Anayet Hasan, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Iaryna Iosyk, I. Ya. Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University, Ukraine
Madhu Khanna, University of Delhi, India
Dibya Ranjan Pati, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, India
Generous support for the conference included provision of 13 Travel Scholarships to assist younger delegates to attend the 3rd AVG Conference in Tokyo (2014).
The AVG provided Travel Awards to assist 5 delegates from African countries to attend the Workshop on Sequence Analysis and Detection of Antiviral Resistance and the Options VIII Conference in Cape Town (2013).