Oficina de Investigación

Fondos Internacionales


Pew Latin American Fellows Program

The Pew Charitable Trusts
Deadline: 2 Oct 2017

The Pew Latin American Fellows Program provides support for young scientists from Latin America to receive postdoctoral training in leading laboratories in the United States. The fellowship provides 2 years of stipend support for study in the United States ($30,000/year) and additional funds to purchase equipment for starting a lab in Latin America ($70,000). The application for the 2018 award opens July 14 and closes October 2, 2017. For more information on this award please visit the web site. For information on accessing the application please contact Kara Coleman (kcoleman@pewtrusts.org).

British Council

Newton Fund Research Links

Newton Fund
Deadline: 19 September

The Newton Fund, a UK government initiative, is offering several grants to strengthen linkages between UK and regional partners countries:

  • Researcher Links Regional Workshops (Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand): this fund brings together early-career researchers from the UK and regional partner countries to allow them to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. Joint applications are made by senior researchers from the partner countries who lead the worshop. Once funded, grants are available for early-career researchers in the UK and the partner countries to attend and participate.
  • Institutional Links (Egypt, Thailand, Turkey): this fund aims to build UK-partner country research and innovation collaborations centered on shared research an innovation challenges which have direct relevance to social welfare and economic development. £50,000 - £300,000.
  • Researcher Links Travel Grants (Philippines, Indonesia, South Africa): this fund provides financial support for early-career researchers to undertake an international research placement to strengthen links for future collaboration, build research capacity in developing economies, and enhance the researcher's career opportunities. Fellowships are for 1-6 months.


TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training

Deadline: 1 October 2017

TWAS offers fellowsh ips to young scientists in developing countries to enable them to spend three to 12 months at a research institution in a developing country other than their own. The purpose of these fellowships is to enhance the research capacity of promising scientists, especially those at the beginning of their research career, helping them to foster links for further collaboration.

Sartorius - Win it

Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy

Deadline: 1 October

The Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy is an annual prize geared towards researchers focused on basic or translational research that advances regenerative medicine and cell therapy. The winner is awarded US$25,000 and a publication of his or her essay in Science. This Grand Prize essay and those of up to three runners-up are also published on Science Online. The winner and the runners-up are invited to the award ceremony. Furthermore, a 5-year AAAS membership and online subscription to Science, accompanied by attractive product packages from Sartorius, are awarded!




US National Institutes of Health

  • Using Small Molecules and Molecular Genetics to Identify Novel Targets and Mechanisms Contributing to Tumor Immune Evasion (R01)
    Deadline: 5 October 2017
    The purpose of this grant is to stimulate research on the identification of new and novel targets and mechanisms involved in tumor immune evasion, which may be amenable to analysis by small molecules, pharmacological, or molecular genetics approaches. A specific focus of this grant is to encourage cross disciplinary collaborations between immunologists, cell biologists, medicinal chemists, pharmacologists, and molecular biologists.
  • Discovery of Small Molecular Immunomodulators for Cancer Therapy (R01)
    Deadline: 5 October 2017
    The purpose of this grant is to promote the discovery of novel small molecules that may enhance the ability of the immune system to selectively recognize and attack cancer cells. These small molecules could be further developed into stand-alone immunotherapeutics or synergistic partners for existing therapies, or as chemical probes for the discovery and validation of novel targets involved in anti-tumor immunity. Investigators from multiple scientific disciplines are encouraged to establish collaborative teams to discover and develop novel small molecule immunomodulators for cancer therapy. This grant encourages the design of research projects that utilize the following phases of discovery research: 1) assay development specifically designed for immuno-oncology targets with the intent to screen for novel small molecule compounds that show potential as either probes or drugs, or as pre-therapeutic leads; 2) screen implementation for immunomodulatory targets to identify initial screening hits (from high throughput target-focused approaches or moderate throughput phenotypic- and fragment-based approaches); 3) hit validation through secondary orthogonal and counter screening assays, and hit prioritization; and 4) hit-to-lead optimization.
  • Synthetic Biology for Engineering Applications (R01)
    Deadline: 5 October 2017
    This grant invites applications to conduct research to advance the understanding and application of synthetic biology for human health. It will support 1) the development of innovative tools and technologies in synthetic biology and 2) their application in biomedical research and human health. An integrative research plan based on collaborations of synthetic biologists with computational scientists, cell biologists, engineers, and/or physician scientists is strongly recommended. Early stage investigators in Synthetic Biology are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Central Neural Mechanisms of Age-Related Hearing Loss (R01)
    Deadline: 8 November 2017
    The purpose of this grant is to encourage basic or clinical research applications that investigate central neural mechanisms of age-related hearing loss in older adults and/or in relevant animal models. This call is driven by the need to address a major gap in our understanding of the central pathways and neural networks that are involved in hearing loss, and how these may be altered in the context of the aging brain, as well as how natural aging influences central auditory plasticity. Up to 5 grants total will be awarded.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

International Programs in Germany
Deadline: various

The DAAD website posts several opportunities for students and scientists to study in Germany. Visit their website to see classes, degree programs, and fellowships. You can filter by degree/level (starting from Bachelor's) and field of study.

HIV Research Trust Scholarships


HIV Research Trust

HIV Research Trust Scholarships
Deadline: 20 October 2017

The HIV Research Trust is a charitable foundation that provides financial support to physicians, nurses, scientists and other health care professionals in resource-limited settings from low-income and lower-middle-income countries working in the field of HIV infection. The Trust supports early/mid career researchers with financial awards allowing the scholar to undertake a placement or course of a few months’ duration intended to cover course or placement costs, travel, consumables and living expenses. They are designed to enable the candidate to travel to another research unit to learn skills and techniques which should develop the candidate’s career and, on return to the home institution, add to the capacity of the department to carry out research related to treatment and prevention.

Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women

COMESA, African Union

Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women
Deadline: 31 October 2017

The Commission of the African Union is committed to support the use and development of science in Africa and has initiated with its key development partners the African Union Scientific Award Programme. Under this programme the Regional Economic Communities in partnership with the AU Commission (see Rules of Procedure) implement the Regional Scientific Awards for Women in the five Regions of Africa. The objective of this programme is to award Cash Prizes and Recognition Certificates to excelling African women researchers for their achievements in Earth and Life Sciences, and Basic, Science, Technology and Innovation sectors.

Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards in Science

Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards in Science
Deadline: 27 November 2017

You can apply for an Investigator Award if you're an independent researcher with a compelling research vision who wants to tackle the most important questions in your field. These awards are also open to joint applications from two researchers whose complementary expertise is essential to deliver their shared vision.
Your research proposal must:

  • describe an innovative and ambitious programme of work that could transform your field
  • explain the approaches you will use to deliver that programme of work
  • be distinct from, and not replace, activities already supported by other awards
  • be within our scientific remit.

Awards are for flexible funding of up to around £3 million. Awards can last up to 7 years. You should ask for a level and duration of funding that’s justifiable for your proposed research.

Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards in Science

ACCDiS Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases

Public Announcement
ACCDiS Postdoctoral Positions 2018
Deadline: 27 December 2017

ACCDiS, Centro Avanzado de Enfermedades Crónicas, Proyecto FONDAP, cuyo objetivo es entender y prevenir las enfermedades crónicas: cáncer y cardiovasculares, abre concurso para chilenos y extranjeros, desde el 02/10/2017 hasta el 27/12/2017.

Adjuntar a la postulación:

  • Carta de motivación
  • Currículum Vitae
  • Acreditación grado de Doctor
  • Acreditación manejo del inglés nivel avanzado
  • Tres cartas de referencias.

Dirigir su postulación a Director Centro ACCDiS, Sergio Livingstone 1007, Santiago 8380492, Chile o por vía electrónica a secretaria@accdis.cl. Fallo concurso, fines de enero 2018. Mayor información www.accdis.cl