CIDRZ HealthCorps Fellows 2015-2016

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Call for Applications: CIDRZ HealthCorps Fellows 2015-2016 Public Health Fellowships for Students and Early-Career Professionals The CIDRZ HealthCorps Fellows Programme provides a valuable field training opportunity for future Zambian and expatriate public health leaders in the setting of a vibrant international organisation based in Lusaka. Fellowship attachments are 10-12 months long. This HealthCorps Fellowship provides

  Student Video and Plenary Contest | Enter Today The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) invites students and trainees to submit for the video or plenary contest for UC Global Health Day 2015. This annual conference is a showcase of the research, training and outreach in global health being undertaken across the University of California. This

Education is a core element of the programming at the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging & Neglected Diseases (CEND). Fellowships provided through CEND support several levels of trainees, including undergraduates, doctoral degree candidates, and postdoctoral fellows, in their pursuit of research related to emerging and neglected infectious diseases. Irving H. Wiesenfeld and Kathleen L. Miller

McGill Summer Institute Program View in browser Submit Your Application Now! The McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health is pleased to announce its 2015 Summer Program. McGill University and McGill University Health Centre have strong research groups and centers working on TB, HIV, and neglected tropical diseases. These Centers have a very

The Finding Big Ideas Essay Contest challenges UC Berkeley students to write about a “big idea” which they have observed making a significant, positive, social impact in a particular community. This big idea could take many forms, from an inspiring new way of organizing community action, to an inventive technology, to a new institution, to a

GloCal Health Fellowship applications are open! View in browser Funds for research abroad UCGHI 2015-16 GloCal Health Fellowship A mentored fellowship studying health abroad. Open to: Junior faculty                Senior professional students Post-doctoral fellows    Advanced doctoral students11 consecutive months of stipend support, health insurance, modest research training costs, travel costs

The Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) Fellowship Program is pleased to announce a one-year mentored research fellowship sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The GHES program brings together a consortium that includes the University of California, Berkeley, Florida International University, Stanford University,

Our friends at Last Mile Health are supporting the Liberia Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) in Monrovia to finalize the Liberia NCD National Policy and Plan and then move into implementation planning. The Last Mile team hopes to find an experienced and dynamic planning consultant to support MOHSW for 12 months beginning in

The Foundation for Professional Development and University of Pretoria School of Health Systems and Public Health is offering two fully funded postdoc positions in South Africa for 3-5 years. PhD students and Postdoctoral fellows interested in pursing global health research in South Africa are encourage to apply. For more information click here.

Job/Internship Type   Laboratory Science, Infectious Diseases Research, Experimental Design, Data Base Development, Data Collection and Analysis Job Location   Kunming, Yunnan Province, China  Job Level   Summer Internship Start Date   May-August (an internship of 2-2.5 month), 2014 Internship/Job Title:   Visiting Student  Positions Available:   1 Internship/Job Requirements and Application Instructions: This internship will offer students research opportunity to study the effect of tea extracts on modulating immune functions and blocking infections of human infectious diseases including viruses. The laboratory of infectious diseases and immunology is a part of the Institute of Pu’er Tea, Yunnan Agriculture University (YNAU) The laboratory is located on the beautiful campus of YNAU and is within the city of Kunming, thecapital city of the Yunnan Province of China. Our research is directed at understanding the effect of extracts isolated from tea leaves on modulating immune functions and blocking infections of human infectious diseases including influenza viruses, hepatitis B virus, HIV, and herpesviruses. We are in close collaboration with groups of plant biologists, biochemists, pharmacologists, immunologists, and infectious disease specialists in the Institute to isolate and purify the tea extracts and carry out experiments to study the mechanism of immunomodulatory and antiviral effect of the extracted components found in tea. Furthermore, we also participate in other projects in the Institute in studying the effect of tea extracts on human metabolism including lipid and carbohydrates and examining the roles of tea in preventing diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.   The Interns will work under the direction of the heads of the laboratory and their senior staff to assist on a current research project, to be determined after mutual consultation with the Intern. The Intern will be expected to contribute to the work of carrying out experiments and collecting and analyzing research data. He or she will also be expected to produce a written intellectual product by the end of the internship such as a literature review, a research manuscript, or a grant proposal. Interns should have basic public health coursework, familiarity with computerdatabases and excellent writing ability. They should be willing to be mature contributors to a working laboratory Group and to work responsibility with other members of the group. Students will be provided $5000 to cover international travel and living expense for 2-2.5 month work, provided that appropriate receipts for international travel expenses are provided. Will you be screening applicants for interview selection?   Yes Work-study

Spring 2014 DIL Explore Travel Grants Proposals (no more than 500 words) Due: March 20, 2014 Up to US $5,000 for international travel to develop collaborations or do initial studies for new science or technology. Proposals must be endorsed by the Applicant’s UC Berkeley PI (faculty mentor). Successful applications lay the foundations for projects that

CEND is now accepting applications for our $5,000 Wiesenfeld and Miller graduate fellowships (UC Berkeley PhD students only) as well as our $10,000 Science and Engineering for Global Health fellowship (UC Berkeley PhD students or postdocs only). These fellowships can be used for laboratory supplies, conference travel, or international field experience related to infectious diseases.