The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Weekly round-up #161
BCG Then and Now - On Wednesday 24 March, World TB Day 2021, VALIDATE held its first online public lecture. 150 people from around the world attended the talk featuring Prof Helen McShane, Prof Paul Fine and expertly chaired by Prof Helen Fletcher. You can watch the video above or on the VALIDATE YouTube channel.
Our next public event will take place at 18:00, 9 June. In TB and BCG for Animals, Prof Michele Miller and Prof Glyn Hewinson will discuss why effective vaccine programmes for animals are essential to the health and wellbeing of humans. Please help us spread the word and register online - www.validate-network.org//bcg100-animals
VALIDATE is growing faster than ever and we are excited to welcome the following people to our network.
Mr Colin Larkworthy is a Clinical Trial Support Officer at the Jenner Institute, the University of Oxford in the UK
ERC Consolidator Grants – For scientists who want to consolidate their independence by establishing a research team and continuing to develop a successful career in Europe – deadline 20 April 2021
Rosetrees Trust Seedcorn Awards – The Rosetrees Trust Seedcorn Awards are aimed at enabling researchers to advance innovative and novel ideas related to prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment of human diseases - deadline 31 August 2021
Daphne Jackson Fellowships - These fellowships are for those looking to return to a research career after a break of two or more years for family, health or caring reasons - Ongoing scheme, apply at any time