2 - 4 November 2019 in Mendoza, Argentina
This 3-day course will provide students from neglected disease-endemic countries and the UK with a broad training in medicinal chemistry and the drug discovery process. See our main page for programme details and an application form. The training precedes the "Sociedad Argentina de Investigación en Química Orgánica" (SAIQO, the Argentinian Society for Organic Chemistry). Students are encouraged to attend both events. SAIQO members, please apply for a SAIQO bursary to attend this workshop. Non-SAIQO members, please apply for a bursary from the NTD Network; 15 awards are available.
The application deadline has now passed and the selection panel will notify successful applicants by 10 October.
22nd-25th October, 2019 in Águas de Moura, Portugal
Techniques to study the population biology and genetics of parasites and their vectors; held at the Portuguese National Health Institute, Águas de Moura, Portugal. Application deadline: 30th September, 2019.
8th-9th November 2019 in Karachi, Pakistan
Practical training for PhD students, post-docs and faculty members in basic concepts and modern applications to find new anti-leishmanials using natural sources; held at the ICCBS, Karachi. Workshop participants also have complimentary attendance at the "7th International Symposium-cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research" conference (4th-7th November). The application deadline has now passed and the selection panel will notify successful applicants by 10 October.
The latest NTD Network training workshop, ‘New Anti-leishmanial leads from Natural Sources: Concepts and Approaches’, goes live today! This workshop provides practical training for PhD students, post-docs and faculty members in basic concepts and modern applications to find new anti-leishmanials using natural sources, and is held at the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences…
Pharmaceuticals industry representatives, NTD Network members and associated colleagues are now on their way to Mendoza, Argentina, to deliver an early career researcher (ECR) training workshop in medicinal chemistry skills, held 2nd-4th November, 2019. This three-day training, “Workshop in techniques and technologies in drug discovery”, will provide ECRs from neglected disease-endemic countries throughout South America with skills…
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Apply By 30/11/2020
• Open to researchers (particularly PhDs, PDRAs) within and outside the network to attend NTD network meetings, conferences and training workshops that are related to network goals
• applicant needs to give a talk or present a poster on Leishmaniasis or Chagas disease research
• up to £1,500 funding per bursary for non UK applicants, we give preference to ODA countries
• up to £2,000 funding per bursary for UK applicants
• can include relevant travel, accommodation and subsistence costs incurred and also any relevant conference registration fees
• expenditure claims must be fully supported by relevant invoices and/ or receipts.
• an End of Travel Bursary Report must be completed and returned to the UNIVERSITY within 1 month of the project end date.
Apply By 30/11/2020
• To support short-term focused research visits between network partners.
• Open to PhDs or PDRAs
• apply anytime
• £5,000 of funding for travel and living costs maximum
• can include relevant travel, accommodation and subsistence costs incurred and also valid consumable costs.
• A payment of up to £2000 can be claimed after the project start date if valid expenditure quotes for travel are submitted along with a breakdown of expenditure
• All expenditure claims must be fully supported by relevant invoices and/ or receipts.
• End of Research Bursary Report must be completed and returned to the UNIVERSITY within 1 month of the project end date.