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.

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 to 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 with University of York

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

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Dr Jose Maria Lemme Dumit,

University of Maryland Baltimore, USA

For lab 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)

Fatoumatta Darboe

Dr Fatoumatta Darboe

MRC Unit, The Gambia

For attendance of the EMBL-EBI Bioinformatics Summer School

Awarded 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

       
Fatoumatta Darboe

Dr Fatoumatta Darboe

MRC Unit, The Gambia

For attendance of the EMBL-EBI Bioinformatics Summer School

Awarded 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 Milton 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

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)

Elena Stylianou

Dr Elena Stylianou

University of Oxford, UK

To attend Keystone Symposium 2019

Awarded November 2018

Gobena Ameni

Professor Gobena Ameni

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

To attend GCRF Network Vaccinology Course, Thailand

Awarded September 2018

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 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)

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)

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, UK

Awarded June 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)

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

Isadora Lima

Dr Isadora dos Santos Lima

FIOCRUZ, Brazil

To visit the Pirbright Institute, PHE, and University of Surrey for for Laser Capture Micro Dissection and RNAscope training

Awarded February 2018

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