Symposium Proposals The symposium proposal deadline was April 2. Acceptance notices will be sent in mid-May.
ASTMH Travel Awards Application Deadline: May 15 Limited funding is available to support annual meeting travel of selected students and young investigators from developing countries and the United States. Travel award applicants participate in the meeting through oral or poster presentation, and are evaluated based on the quality of their abstracts and the research results to be reported within the tropical medicine field. Applicants need not be ASTMH members.
To apply for a travel award, submit an abstract to the online abstract submission page and download a travel award application. Recipients will be notified in early August and recognized at the opening plenary session on Sunday, November 4.
Young Investigator Award Application Deadline: May 15, 2007 This award recognizes developing young scientists who are pursuing careers in various aspects of tropical disease research. Download an application.
American Committee of Medical Entomology (ACME) Student Travel Awards Application Deadline: June 15, 2007 Limited funding is available to support annual meeting travel for graduate students who plan to submit an abstract(s) pertaining to arthropods of medical importance. Download an application.
Elsevier Student Book Award Application Deadline: September 4, 2007 This award recognizes excellence in clinically-oriented research presented by a student or person in graduate medical training at the annual meeting. Download an application.
Hotel Reservations Call the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown at 215-625-6139 and mention the ASTMH meeting. ASTMH has also reserved a number of rooms a the current government rate.
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