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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

Awardees 2014

Juan Vicente Farizano, INSIBIO (Instituto Superior de Investigaciones Biológicas),Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina
Development and optimization of attenuated bacterial vaccines for the control of Salmonella infection: effect of RcsCDB system in the fimbrial genes expression. In collaboration with the Departamento de Genética, Facultad de Biología, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Refath Farzana, Dept. of Microbiology, Kumudini Women's Medical College, Mirzapur, Tangail and Dept. of Microbiology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Molecular epidemiology and dissemination ecology of antibiotic resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clones inside and outside of Bangladeshi hospital settings. In collaboration with the University of Tromsø, Norway

Awardees 2013

Syed Hani Abidi, Pakistan, Dept. of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University
Epitope evolution of HIV in genetically distant populations. In collaboration with the Nuffield Dept of Medicine, John Radclife Hospital, Oxford, UK.

Rodrigue Mintsa, Gabon, Dept. of Parasitology-Mycology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Health Science
Schistosomiasis in Estuaire province of Gabon: What is the situation? In collaboration with the Université de Pergignan, Perpignan, France

Awardee 2012

Dr. Isaac Clement, Nigeria, Ambrose Alli University, Department of Zoology, Tropical Disease Research Unit
Human African trypanosomiasis in Nigeria: identification of animal reservoir hosts and characterisation of the tsetse fly vector. In collaboration with the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Awardeess 2011

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".

Awardee 2010

Philip Anochie, Microbiology Division, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Lagos, Nigeria
Genotype analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates. In collaboration with the Emerging Bacterial Pathogens Unit, S. Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy