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Fueling Discovery in Infectious Diseases
The fund will help meet critical needs, including: multidisciplinary research, professional development and travel, equipment maintenance contracts, expert speakers and workshops, or meeting or conference provisions.
Gifts to this fund provides basic biomedical research training to students who are citizens or residents of disease-endemic nations on par with training afforded to U.S. citizens or permanent resident trainees by the National Institutes of Health.
Contributions help underwrite microbiology and immunology graduate student stipends, lab fees, pilot research funding, and travel to present at annual meetings.
Dr. Collett (B.S., '73; Ph.D., '77) established this fund to provide on-going support of postdoctoral trainees in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. The annual recipient fellow will be conducting novel research that is deemed high-risk/high-re
Gifts will fund research that is directed at understanding the shared features (genes) of common bacterial species that infect the bloodstream and trigger life-threatening sepsis.
The fund will be used to establish an award for outstanding early career professionals within the U.S. working in an area of public health.