Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research

GHIDR CDDI Travel Award


Interdisciplinary Training Program for
Infectious Disease Drug Discovery  

2017 Domestic and International Travel Awards

About the Program:

The Infectious Disease Drug Discovery Training Program promotes and provides training to doctoral students by integrating faculty research from the Departments of Global Health; Molecular Medicine; Chemistry; and Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology (CMMB).  The program allows students to participate as team members in high profile drug discovery projects and promotes development of efficient strategies able to solve global challenges in the fight against infectious diseases.  

The travel award will permit USF students working towards a doctoral degree to present their research at a high impact and internationally recognized conference. Limited funds are available.  Up to $500 (domestic) and $1,000 (international) will be awarded to meritorious applications as they are received.  

Award Eligibility:
  1. Full-time USF doctoral student with preference in one of the following Departments:
    • Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
    • Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
    • Department of Global Health, College of Public Health
    • Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine
  2. Applicant must present an oral presentation or poster at conference to receive travel funds
  3. Application is due at least 30 days prior to scheduled travel due to current USF travel policies

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