No plans yet for Friday evening? Why not join the party at Looking for Endosymbiotic Love, a live show launching a science-art project, cooked up by NTD Network PhD student and parasitologist Yasmine Kumordzi (Durham University), and performer RJ Lloyd. In this highly creative approach to science outreach, these two friends ‘personify’ a range of…
Congratulations to Network members Dr Ashish Arora (CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow, India) and Professor Ehmke Pohl (Durham University, UK) and their teams, on their first joint publication! Ashish and Ehmke met at the Network’s first HUB meeting in India, May 2018, and subsequently began collaborating to solve the crystal structure of the Leishmania donovani RAB5a protein, which…
This May saw the launch of a new themed collection of articles from the Royal Society of Chemistry’s journal, RSC Medicinal Chemistry, bringing together scientific breakthroughs and incisive insights from global experts seeking new routes to therapeutic solutions for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This themed collection, entitled “Neglected Tropical Diseases” and edited by NTD Network…
Our huge thanks to Professor Ariel Silber, from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and the head of our South American HUB, who opened our online research seminar series today, introduced by Network Fellow Dr. Brian Mantilla and also to the 65 attendees who joined us! This is the first of a series of talks…
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.
Apply By 30/06/2021
Could a funded research expert help progress your research and development in drug discovery?
A Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, led from Durham University (UK), aims to find new solutions for two potentially fatal parasitic diseases, Chagas disease and leishmaniasis.
• We seek routes to effective treatments without the severe side effects of current drugs
• Our 45 teams in 13 research institutes across South America, Asia and the UK, include experts in immunology, chemical biology, structural biology, and parasitology
How can we help you?
Our Network of scientists can help your company progress your research and development in drug discovery.
• We provide up to £10,000, to fund e.g.:
o A researcher for 3 months
o Specialised equipment for joint project
o Biologics, chemical library access
• Industrial partner provides e.g.:
o Expertise, time
o Access to specialist equipment
o Chemical compounds
To find out more, contact Dr Mags Leighton | Project Officer