Travel Grants

ICOPHAI organizing team is pleased to announce the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) and the United National University, Biotechnology for Latin America Centre (UNU-BIOLAC) scholarship for Travel grant support for the participation at ICOPHAI 2013 and the pre-congress:

"Molecular Epidemiology Applications in Foodborne, Nosocomial, and Vector-borne Infectious Diseases of Global Significance"

Travel grant amount: $1000 USD Max. (Estimated target= 25 grants)
Purpose- The grant will cover full local costs including accommodation, meals and registration for the pre-congress and full ICOPHAI 2013 congress activities for a total six days.
Criteria for selection:
  • Applicants must be engaged in scholarly activities in Molecular Epidemiology;
  • Must be from an ICGEB member country;
  • Proof of evidence to cover airflight and other costs;
  • Priority will be given to those who submitted abstracts to ICOPHAI 2013 congress;
  • Priority will be given to student applicants;
  • Selection committee will also consider gender balance. 

Deadline for ICGEB/UNBIOLAC travel grant application: APRIL 30, 2013.

Please fill out this form and send it the e-mail below.

For furthe inquiries, please send e-mail to 
Thank you,
ICOPHAI 2013 Team