James S Porterfield Prize in International Virology 2012

Closing date January13th 2012.

This prize (£600) is to be awarded by open competition to up to two students of virology registered for a degree at any University worldwide.

The prize can contribute towards the costs of travel, subsistence, fees and expenses of the student in connexion with a piece of research to be conducted by the student at an institution and in a country other than their own. Prizewinners will be required to submit a report of their work to the panel by December 31st 2012.

The criteria for award will be the academic promise of the student, and the likely value of the research to science or medicine and the student’s scientific education.

Eligible projects will be those in virology that require international travel, and preference will be given for field or laboratory work on arboviruses.

Applications, using the form at http://www.wsjlab.com/wp-content/up... must be sent to william.james(at)bnc.ox.ac.uk to arrive before 17h00 GMT Jan13th 2012.

For further information, visit http://www.wsjlab.com/international-virology-prize/.

Dr James S Porterfield.
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Programme (FP7 2007/2013) under grant agreement n°260644-SILVER