Emerging Leader Award

Grant Name
Emerging Leader Award
Funder
Bay Area Lyme Foundation
Location
United States
Research Area
Bacterial Infections
Infectious Diseases
Lyme Disease
Deadline
February 15, 2022
Grant Size
Upper $250,000USD Lower $100,000USD 12–18 months for $100,000 award or 18-24 months for $250,000 award.
Contact Info
Bay Area Lyme Foundation info@bayarealyme.org
Website
Eligibility
Affiliated with an academic or research institution in the U.S. or corporate equivalent Demonstrated professional and scientific leadership in biological and medical sciences Exhibited scientific curiosity and an established pattern of creative thinking A defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease The $250,000 ELA grant targets veteran scientific talent with the title of associate professor or above. Applicants must be at a US academic institution or corporate equivalent and propose to apply their work in other fields to therapeutics or diagnostics in Lyme disease. The $100,000 ELA grant is offered to researchers in academia or the private sector who are currently at the post-doctoral level through assistant professor level or equivalent. Those who have not previously worked in Lyme disease research are also encouraged to apply.
Description
The Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Awards (ELA) recognize both established and up-and-coming researchers bringing new approaches and creative thinking to the field of Lyme disease. These grants support new and innovative projects and aim to attract aspiring new scientific talent to the field of Lyme. Candidate applications must include a viable proposal for a proof-of-concept project to be funded, in part or in sum, by the grant award. Eligibility Affiliated with an academic or research institution in the U.S. or corporate equivalent Demonstrated professional and scientific leadership in biological and medical sciences Exhibited scientific curiosity and an established pattern of creative thinking A defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease The $250,000 ELA grant targets veteran scientific talent with the title of associate professor or above. Applicants must be at a US academic institution or corporate equivalent and propose to apply their work in other fields to therapeutics or diagnostics in Lyme disease. The $100,000 ELA grant is offered to researchers in academia or the private sector who are currently at the post-doctoral level through assistant professor level or equivalent. Those who have not previously worked in Lyme disease research are also encouraged to apply.

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