The International AIDS Society (IAS) and the National Institutes of
(NIH) are pleased to announce a scholarship programme aimed at
basic and experimental scientists from other disciplines to
the field of HIV
research. The scholarship includes travel to and
participation in IAS2009 in
Cape Town in July 2009. It also includes a
one-day meeting with the world's
leading HIV researchers on the latest
in HIV basic science, pathogenesis and
Scholarship application deadline is May 19, 2009.
Applicants for the scholarship programme should:
* have an earned doctoral degree in medicine or biomedical
completed a minimum of two years post doctoral training
* have documented
scientific record that includes peer-reviewed
* not currently
be active in the HIV field
* have received their doctoral degree within the
last five years
in the following disciplines: Molecular and cellular
Immunology; Virology; Pharmacology; Genomics/Genetics/Gene
Structural biology; Microbiology; Parasitology;
Infectious disease; Biotechnology
In an effort to reach scientific networks that are currently not
with HIV research, we would like to ask for your help actively
scholarship programme. With your help, we can reach a
maximum number of
scientists and make this programme a success.
We request your help in the following ways:
* Please inform eligible candidates of this programme.
* Please upload the attached announcement onto your website.
* Please advise us of specific science networks we should be aware
marketing this scholarship programme.
For more information about the scholarship programme and to apply,
click here <http://www.iasociety.org/Default.aspx?pageId=312> ,
go to www.iasociety.org <http://www.iasociety.org/> and apply
Online applications will be accepted until Tuesday, 19 May 2009.
Any questions may be directed to IAS-NIH@iasociety.org.