Centennial Travel Award in Basic Science Tropical Disease Research

ASTMH accepts applications from physicians and scientists for this international career opportunity focused on benefiting underserved populations in locations in the world where the burden of disease is high.The recipient received $25,000 in support for a short-term research experience in the tropics

2018

 

Katherine Siddle, Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University

"Enhancing diagnosis of undiagnosed acute febrile illnesses in Senegal using markers of the host immune response"



Overseas location
Senegal

2017

 
Melissa Conrad, University of California, San Francisco
"The impact of antimalarial resistance on malaria transmission in Uganda"

  
 
Overseas location
Uganda
Usheer Kanjee, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
"Validation of transferrin receptor as an essential host receptor for Plasmodium vivax invasion"
 
 
 
Overseas location
India

2016

 
  
Heather Glasgow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
"Characterization of Emerging Drug Resistance to New Drugs for Tuberculosis Using a Novel Reporter"

 
   Overseas location
South Africa
 

2015

 
Brie Falkard, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
"
Characterization of Memory B cell responses to Oral Cholera Vaccination"
Overseas location
Haiti

2014

 
Anna Babakhanyan, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States
"
Influence of HIV on the Longevity of Antibodies Protective against Plasmodium falciparum Placental Malaria"
 
Overseas location

 Kenya
 

2013

 
Photo not available Sarah Blythe-Ballard, Johns Hopkins University, United States
"
Genetic characterization of norovirus in children younger than five years with and without diarrhea, and relationship with clinical severity in a Peruvian hospital"

Overseas location
Peru
 

2012

 
Amy Bei, Harvard School of Public Health, United States
"
Diversity driven immune evasion: A new paradigm for malaria vaccine development"

Overseas location
Senegal
 

2011
Anne Frosch, University of Minnesota, United States

2010
Amma Semenya, CDC, United States

2009
Robert Comer, Wake Forest University, United States

2008
Jessica Lin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

2007
Judith Denery, Scripps Research Institute, United States
Rhoel Dinglasan, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, United States
Sanjay Mehta, University of California, San Diego, United States
Amber Read, University of New Mexico, United States

2006
Erika Lamb, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, United States
Stephen Popper, Stanford University, United States
Scott Westenberger, Scripps Research Institute, United States

2005
Annette Kraus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

2004
Gnanesekar Munirathinam, University of Illinois College of Medicine, United States
Kristine Peterson, University of Virginia, United States
Lisa Steele, CDC, United States

2003
Katie Kurkjian, CDC, United States

2002
Myaing Nyunt, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States