VALIDATE Fellowships are competitively awarded to excellent Early Career Researcher (Associate) Members to fund two years' independent scientific research with the aim of producing initial/pilot data, and a funding and experience track record, that can be used by the Fellow to go on to obtain independent external funding and launch their career as a Principal Investigator and/or Group Leader. Congratulations to our VALIDATE Fellows for 2018-2020!
October 2018-September 2020
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Identification of latency associated antigens and biosignatures associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis
University of Oxford, UK
Characterising the BCG-induced antibody response to inform the design of improved vaccines against M.tuberculosis, M.leprae and M.bovis