ISID/ESCMID joint fellowships
ESCMID and ISID (International Society for Infectious Diseases) jointly sponsor one Fellow per year to perform multidisciplinary clinical and laboratory training abroad. This particular fellowship is intended for applicants from outside Europe, whishing to come to Europe for their fellowship, or for European applicants going overseas. Young colleagues are invited to learn from experienced specialists and to take home new ideas and processes that help them improve their clinical or laboratory practice.
The fellowship is organised through ISID and bound to their guidelines. Please refer to the ISID website for the application procedure, requirements and deadlines.
link to ISID website
This year ESCMID and ISID jointly supported two fellows.
Dr. Josephine Siregar, Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology, Indonesia
To work in collaboration with scientists from Erasmus MC University in Rotterdam, Netherlands on her project: "Phenotypic analysis of atovaquone resistant Plasmodium berghei mutants".
Dr. Fernanda Ludolf Ribeiro, Centro de Pesquuisa René Rachou FIOCRUZ/MG, Cellular and Molecular Parasitology, Brazil
To work in collaboration with scientists from the University of Nottingham, School of Pharmacy, Nottingham, UK on the project: "Profiling the humoral immune response to Schistosoma mansoni using a new immunoproteomic approach protein microarray".
This year, ESCMID and ISID jointly supported Philip Anochie from Lagos, Nigeria, who performed his research project at S. Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan, Italy