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Drugs Against Protozoan Parasites (B1)


Organizer(s) Daniel E. Goldberg, R. Kip Guy and Stephen A. Ward
January 28—February 1, 2007
Granlibakken Tahoe • Tahoe City, California USA
Abstract Deadline: Sep 28, 2006
Late Abstract Deadline: Oct 27, 2006
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 28, 2006
Early Registration Deadline: Nov 28, 2006

Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Summary of Meeting:
This is a period of rapid progress for the field of anti-protozoal drug development. Genomic efforts have led to the identification of a myriad of new drug targets. Studies on the mechanisms of drug action and drug resistance have yielded new insights into how to improve on old agents. Promising development efforts span the spectrum from lead identification to clinical trials to registration. Key problems include target selection, drug development in an academia-centered environment, and performing trials in endemic areas. This meeting will bring together biologists and chemists with diverse backgrounds and scientists in academia and industry to work together towards solutions to these problems of global importance.

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Scholarships/Awards

Scholarship / Award Information


Scholarship Deadline: September 28, 2006 (11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time)
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
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Scholarships

Keystone Symposia is offering scholarships of up to 1,200 USD to Students and Postdoctoral fellows. These scholarships are to be used to help defray the expenses associated with conference attendance, including airfare (restrictions may apply based on funding source), ground transportation, lodging costs, and a portion of meeting registration. Receipts will be required to receive reimbursement.

Abstracts submitted for poster presentation will be used as the basis for awarding the scholarships. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on the quality of science of the abstract and the relevance of the abstract to the conference topic. Only one application per abstract is accepted. Only one award per lab will be allocated.


Eligibility


To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be:

A graduate student or postdoctoral fellow currently enrolled in an academic institute at the start of the meeting for which you are applying. Note: a graduate student is defined as a student who is studying for a higher degree at an academic institution. A postdoctoral fellow is defined as an individual with a Ph.D., M.D., or DVM degree who is engaged in a temporary period of mentored research and/or scholarly training for the purpose of acquiring the professional skills needed to pursue their desired career path, and is within 6 years of these degrees.


Review Criteria


Criteria for Abstract Review:

  1. Relevance to the meeting topic
  2. Significance of the scientific question and results
  3. Style
    • Organization (e.g. the abstract has a clear beginning, middle and end)
    • Grammar and spelling
  4. Clarity of scientific presentations
    • Clear question or hypothesis
    • Sufficient background
    • The experimental approach and rationale for the approach are clear
    • The results are clearly presented
    • The interpretation and conclusions are reasonable and logical

Application Process


If you are eligible and wish to be considered for a scholarship, you should complete all of the following by the scholarship deadline for the meeting you wish to attend. It is recommended you begin these steps in advance of the deadline date to ensure completion.

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