Funded Training Grants

Training Grant Recipients

VALIDATE training grants are open to all Associate members, to enable them to take advantage of a training opportunity that will help progress their careers. You can find out more about our grants, and how to apply, on our training grants page.

 

 

Musse Girma

Dr Musse Girma Abdela 

Addis Ababa University, Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Ethiopia

For a laboratory exchange at University of Georgia, USA

Awarded May 2024

 

 

Getnet Worku

Dr Getnet Worku 

Jigjiga University, Ethiopia

For a laboratory exchange at University of Georgia, USA

Awarded May 2024

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

Menberework Negatue

Dr Menberework Chanyalew

AHRI, Ethiopia

For a laboratory exchange at University of Oxford, UK

Awarded October 2023

 

 

Pavan Kumar

 Dr Pavan Kumar

ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, India

To present research at the 2023 Union Conference on Lung Health, France

Awarded August 2023

 

  

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Dr ThankGod Onuoha

Novena University, Nigeria

To present research at the 17th Vaccine Congress in Scotland

Awarded August 2023

  

 

 

Menberework Negatue

Dr Menberework Chanyalew

AHRI, Ethiopia

To attend the 2023 European Advanced Course on Immunology in France

Awarded August 2023 (not taken up)

 

Kiran Afshan

 Assoc Prof Kiran Afshan

Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan

For a laboratory exchange to University of Leicester, UK

Awarded July 2023

 

 

  

Zaynab Mousavian

Dr Zaynab Mousavian

Karolinska Institute, Sweden

For a laboratory exchange at University of California, San Francisco

Awarded February 2023

  

Olayinka Osuolale

Dr Olayinka Osuolale

Elizade University, Nigeria

To participate in the BSI 'Omic data analysis and visualisation using R course

Awarded February 2023

 

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Dr Chelsea Davis

Aberystwyth University, UK

Lab exchange at INRA, France

Awarded January 2023 (not taken up)

 

Sirjan Bastola

 Dr Sirjan Bastola

Tribhuvan University, Nepal

To join the Clinical Vaccine Development & Biomanufacturing Course at University of Oxford, UK

Awarded September 2022

  

Supram Hosuru Subramanya

Dr Supram Hosuru Subramanya

Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Nepal

For a laboratory exchange at the University of Southampton, UK

Awarded September 2022

 

  

Margaret Nolan

Dr Margaret Nolan

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

To attend workshops in the USA

Awarded July 2022

 

 

Nastassja Kriel

Dr Nastassja Kriel

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

To attend MaxQuant Summer School, Spain

Awarded July 2022

 

 

Naomi Daniels

Dr Naomi Daniels

University of OtagoNew Zealand

For a laboratory exchange at the Colorado State University, USA

Awarded March 2022

 

 

Khushboo Borah

Dr Khushboo Borah

University of Surrey, UK

To attend Microbiology Society workshops at Annual Conference

Awarded March 2021

 

 

Santosh Kumar

 Dr Santosh Kumar

University of Birmingham, UK

For zebrafish facility training

Awarded July 2020 (not taken up due to COVID pandemic)

 

 

 

 

Gabriele Pollara

Dr Gabriele Pollara

UCL, UK

For a laboratory exchange at the University of York

Awarded July 2020 (not taken up due to COVID pandemic)

 

 

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Dr Jose Maria Lemme

University of Maryland Baltimore, USA

For a laboratory exchange with Prof Mark Chambers, University of Surrey UK

Awarded March 2020 (not taken up due to COVID pandemic)

 

 

Isadora Lima

Dr Isadora dos Santos Lima

FIOCRUZ, Brazil

For attendance at the ECVP/ESVP Summer School in Veterinary Pathology

Awarded March 2020

 

 

Kiran Afshan

Dr Kiran Afshan

Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

For attendance of the VALIDATE Immunometabolism Workshop, UK

Awarded March 2020 (workshop cancelled due to COVID pandemic)

 

 

 

 

Abhishek Mandal

Dr Abhishek Mandal

ICMR-Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, India

For attendance of the VALIDATE Immunometabolism Workshop, UK

Awarded March 2020 (workshop cancelled due to COVID pandemic)

 

 

Robert Shey

 Dr Robert Shey

University of Buea, Cameroon

For attendance of the VALIDATE Immunometabolism Workshop, UK

Awarded March 2020 (workshop cancelled due to COVID pandemic)

 

 

Fatoumatta Darboe

Dr Fatoumatta Darboe

MRC Unit, The Gambia

For attendance of the EMBL-EBI Bioinformatics Summer SchoolAwarded November 2019 (not taken up)

  

 

Maria Victoria Humbert

Dr Victoria Humbert

University of Southampton, UK

For a laboratory exchange at Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Awarded November 2019

 

 

 

Godwin Kwakye-Nuako

Dr Godwin Kwakye-Nuako

University of Cape Coast, Ghana

For a laboratory exchange and training at LSHTM, UK

Awarded July 2019 (not taken up due to COVID pandemic)

 

 

Shraddha Siwakoti

Dr Shraddha Siwakoti

B. P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal

For a laboratory exchange and training at University of Leicester with Prof Andrea Cooper

Awarded July 2019

 

 

Amanda Gibson

Dr Amanda Gibson

RVC, UK

For a laboratory exchange at the Francis Crick Institute, UK

Awarded March 2019

 

 

Eduardo Ramos Sanchez

Dr Eduardo Ramos Sanchez

USP, Brazil

For a laboratory exchange at the University of Oxford, UK

Awarded March 2019

 

 

 

Khushboo Borah

Dr Khushboo Borah

University of Surrey, UK

To attend a training course and lab exchange at ICL, UK

Awarded November 2018

 

Elena Stylianou

Dr Elena Stylianou

University of Oxford, UK

To attend Keystone Symposium 2019

Awarded November 2018

  

Paulo Bettencourt

Dr Paulo Bettencourt

University of Oxford, UK

Lab visit and training at Einstein College of Medicine, USA

Awarded November 2018 (not taken up)

  

Olayinka Osuolale

Dr Olayinka Osuolale

Elizade University, Nigeria

To attend ADVAC course

Awarded November 2018 (not taken up)

 

 

 

Raph Hamers

Dr Raph Hamers

EOCRU, Indonesia

To attend GCRF Network Vaccinology Course, Thailand

Awarded September 2018

 

Van Le

Van Le

OUCRU, Vietnam

To attend GCRF Network Vaccinology Course, Thailand

Awarded September 2018

   

Erni Juwita Nelwan

Dr Erni Nelwan

University of Indonesia, Indonesia

To attend GCRF Network Vaccinology Course, Thailand

Awarded September 2018

  

Francis Nongley

Nkemngo Francis Nongley

University of Buea, Cameroon

To attend GCRF Network Vaccinology Course, Thailand

Awarded September 2018 (not taken up)

 

 

 

 

Farah Isse Mumin

 Farah Isse Mumin

Red Sea University, Somalia

To attend GCRF Network Vaccinology Course, Thailand

Awarded September 2018

 

 

Laura Sibley

Dr Laura Sibley

PHE, UK

To attend GCRF Network Vaccinology Course, Thailand

Awarded September 2018 (not taken up)

 

 

Djibril Wade

 Dr Djibril Wade

IRESSEF, Senegal

To attend Human & Veterinary Vaccinology course, UKAwarded June 2018

 

 

Patrice Mawa

Dr Patrice Mawa

UVRI Uganda

To attend flow cytometry training at the University of York, UK

Awarded February 2018

 

 

 

   

Leopold Tientcheu

Dr Leopold Tientcheu

MRC Unit, The Gambia

Laboratory exchange at University of Oxford, UK, for MGIA training

Awarded February 2018

  

Iman Satti

Dr Iman Satti

University of Oxford, UK

Lab exchange at NIH, USA

Awarded February 2018 (not taken up due to lab fire)

  

Lucia Biffar

Dr Lucia Biffar

University of Oxford, UK

To attend a Clinical Vaccine Development and Biomanufacturing course

Awarded November 2017

 

Andrea Zelmer

Dr Andrea Zelmer, LSHTM, UK

To attend a workshop on 3D whole organ (mesoscopic) imaging

Awarded November 2017