Congratulations to the 2014 Indo-US Professors

 

 

Teaching Professor: Jamboor Vishwanatha, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Host University: Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering

Course Title: Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance and Nanotechnologie

 

 

Teaching Professor: Daniel O’Sullivan, University of Minnesota

Host University: CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute

Course Title: RNAseq and functional analysis of probiotic bifidobacteria

 

 

Professor: Rajesh Sani, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Host University: Guru Nanak Dev University

Course Title: An Interactive Short Course on Anaerobic Microbial Processes for Energy and Environment

 

 

Research Professor: Kalia Vipin, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology

Host Scientist: Thomas Wood, Pennsylvania State University

Research Project Title: Quorum sensing in aid of anticancer therapy

 

 

Research Professor: Pratyoosh Shukla, Maharshi Dayanand

Host Scientist: Jagjit Yadav, University of Cincinnati

Research Project Title: Functional genomic characterization of novel fungal P450 oxygenases from basidiomycete genomes with enhanced potential for use in lignocellulosics-based bioprocesses

 

This program is generously sponsored by the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF).

 

 

Mäkelä – Cassell Travel Award for Early Career Scientists

Named in honor of ASM past president Dr. Gail Cassell and FEMS past president Dr. Helena Mäkelä, this award is offered jointly by ASM and the Federation of European Microbiology Societies (FEMS) to support the exchange of one member from each organization to present a poster of their research at the other society's main conference.

This prestigious award endeavors to recognize future leaders in microbiology by giving them the opportunity to present their work overseas and experience the best of microbiology.

Award

  • $5000 towards expenses associated with participation in the Biannual FEMS Congress
  • High profile recognition during the FEMS Congress, ASM General Meeting, ASM and FEMS websites, and respective member publications
  • An economy flight between the U.S. and Europe
  • FEMS Congress registration

Eligibility

The successful applicant will be a

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Current member of the American Society for Microbiology
  • Current PhD (or equivalent) student or recipient of a PhD within the past 5 years

Application Guidelines

Applications should be submitted via ASM's online application system: https://intlgrants.asm.org

The application should demonstrate:

  • Academic excellence of the applicant - CV
  • Quality and originality of proposed presentation - Abstract
  • Depth of the applicant's research experience - Synopsis of Research

Additional Guidelines:

  • The successful applicant will submit a poster abstract (250 word max) to FEMS following the notification of award. A copy of the abstract the applicant plans to submit must be included with the application.
  • Payment of the award is conditional on the acceptance of the applicant's abstract to the FEMS Congress.

Next Submission Deadline: January 31, 2015

Please email any questions to international@asmusa.org.

2012 Round Two Grantees: Indo-US Professorships in Microbiology

The Indo-US Professorships in Microbiology, sponsored by the Indo-US Science & Technology Forum, encourages partnerships between the United States and India. Open to ASM members and non-members alike, the program provides microbiological expertise to faculty and students in both countries by supporting grantees to teach interactive short courses or perform research projects. 
 
The ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Professors for Round Two of 2012 are:
  

 

 Wei- Mei Ching- Senior Scientist, Viral and Rickettsial Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center , USA, was selected to be an awardee for the  ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Teaching Professorship to implement the short course, “Genomics and proteomics in diagnostic test design for detection of zoonotic diseases: Utility of these tools in evaluating assays using scrub.”


 
 Yadav Asheesh- Scientist (Permanent Position) at the Institute of Minerals and Material Technology on biological wastewater treatment, India,  was selected to be am awardee for the ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Research Professorship to implement the research project “Study on interaction of iron and microbial communities for developing high performing bioremediation technologies.”

Public Health Internships

HIGH SCHOOL

EPA Student Internships

The United States Environment Protection Agency’s mission is to protect human health and the environment. Accordingly, the internship will focus on these issues

Environmental Health

http://www.epa.gov/internships/

 

 

 

Washington, DC

UNDERGRADUATE

Diversity Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates

The Diversity Summer Internship Program (DSIP) at the Bloomberg School of Public Health is a 10-week summer program that provides undergraduates with a graduate-level, independent research project in the biomedical or public health field.

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.jhsph.edu/offices-and-services/office-of-student-life/diversity-summer-internship-program-for-undergraduates/

 

Baltimore, MD

ONE Campaigns Internships – US

ONE offers a number of office-based internship positions (Washington D.C., London, and Berlin) throughout the spring, summer and fall. Interns will be exposed to multiple facets of ONE and be actively engaged in departmental work such as: grassroots mobilization, field organizing, internet projects, communications and global operations

Global Health Research

http://www.one.org/us/job/one-campaigns-internships-us/ (open to international students)

Washington, DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program

The Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program is an 11-week program aimed at college seniors and recent college graduates. They are placed in congressional offices and learn about health policy issues, with a focus on issues affecting racial and ethnic minority and underserved communities.

Health Policy

http://bjordanscholars.kff.org/About-the-Program.aspx

 

 

Washington, DC

DC Department of Health

 

College Student Internship Program

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://doh.dc.gov/service/college-student-internship-program (open to international students)

 

Washington, DC

GRADUATE

 

The World Bank Internship

This Internship typically seeks candidates in the following fields: economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, population), social science (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, private sector development, as well as other related fields.

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://web.worldbank.org (open to international students)

Washington, DC

ASPH Headquarters Internship Program

Successful interns will observe and participate in marketing, research and project management activities that advance the mission of ASPH and our members

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://internships.asph.org/

 

Washington, DC

WHO Internship Programme

The World Health Organization (WHO) as the leader in global public health issues is committed to building future leaders in public health. WHO's Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes of WHO.

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.who.int/employment/internship/en/

 

Washington, DC

ALL

The National Academy of Social Insurance

These are nationally-competitive internships with a select number of placements made each year

Social Policy Research and Analysis

https://www.nasi.org/internship-opportunities (open to international students)

Washington, DC

USAID Student Internships

Interns generally support programs in fields such as economic growth, agriculture, education, health, environment, democracy and governance, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance.

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/careers/hiring-mechanisms/student-internships

 

Washington, DC

Public Interest Internship Program

CSPI focuses primarily on health and nutrition issues, disclosing deceptive marketing practices, dangerous food additives or contaminants, and flawed science propagated by profits. Findings are communicated in press interviews and a variety of educational materials, which include reports, books, posters, software, videos, and the Center's Nutrition Action Health letter.

Health Policy

http://www.cspinet.org/about/jobs/200801042.html (open to international students)

Washington, DC

Public Health Internship Program

The HRSA Public Health internship provides an unparalleled opportunity for professional growth and development as a public health practitioner and will prepare the intern to be an ambassador for the important work of HRSA in his/her professional discipline, work setting, or community

Wide-range of Public Health disciplines including): rural health policy, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, health systems, and program analysis and evaluation.

http://www.hrsa.gov/about/jobs/internprogram.html (open to international students)

Rockville, MD

Policy Internships at the National Council for Behavioral Health

Interns gain substantive experience in state and federal policy on issues affecting adults and children with mental disabilities and organizations that provide community-based mental health and addictions treatment. Interns conduct varied research — eg. legislative, social science, regulatory — and produce fact sheets and policy papers.

Health Policy

http://www.thenationalcouncil.org/cs/jobs_and_internships#internships (open to international students)

Washington, DC

PAHO Internship and Practicum Program

Most students are placed in health-related programs, although other disciplines can be considered.

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://new.paho.org/hq/ (open to international students)

Washington, DC

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Internships

Each semester and during the summer, several internship positions in our communications, advocacy, constituency relations and research departments are offered. These positions are paid and can be done for school credit

Global Health, Health Policy, and Advocacy

http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/who_we_are/jobs/ (open to international students)

Washington DC

NACCHO Internship Program

NACCHO has a year round internship program for interested individuals with a minimum of one year of college-level courses and a minimum of one year working in an office setting.

 

 

 

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.naccho.org/careers/headquarters/about_internship.cfm (open to international students)

 

US Department of Energy- Minority Education Institution Student Partnership Program

The 2013 Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program offers talented undergraduate and graduate students summer internship positions with the U.S. Department of Energy and its national laboratories

Health Policy

http://minorityinternships.energy.gov/index.php

 

Washington, DC

Germantown, MD

Mental Health America Internship Program

Mental Health America's Internship Program provides an ideal opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to gain real-world work experience relevant to their academic and career goals

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/about-us/career-opportunities/internships (open to international students)

Alexandria, VA

The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP)

 

 

 

 

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.hacu.net/hacu/HNIP.asp (open to international students)

Washington, DC

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Graduate and Undergraduate Student Internship Program

PCORI seeks to provide students with an experience rich with meaningful responsibilities. Prospective interns can request specific areas of work, as well as specific departments.

Health Policy, Evaluation and Research, Health Communications

http://www.pcori.org/employment/graduate-student-internship-program/ (open to international students)

Washington, DC

Families USA Health Policy Internship Program

Interns with Families USA’s Health Policy Department work collaboratively with staff to take a written product from start to finish and often have an opportunity to be listed as a co-author on one or more products. Interns in the past have co-authored issue briefs for state advocates.

Health Policy

http://www.familiesusa.org (open to international students)

Washington, DC

EPA Student Internships

The United States Environment Protection Agency’s mission is to protect human health and the environment. Accordingly, the internship will focus on these issues

Environmental Health

http://www.epa.gov/internships/

 

Washington, DC

SOPHE Internship Opportunities

SOPHE provides global leadership to the profession and promotes the health of society through advances in health education theory and research, excellence in professional preparation and practice, advocacy for public policies conducive to health, and the achievement of health equity for all. SOPHE is an equal opportunity employer

Various Public Health Disciplines

https://www.sophe.org/Sophe_Jobs_Internship.cfm (open to international students)

Washington DC

Men’s Health Network

A learning plan is tailored to best suit your interests upon arrival.

Health Policy, Outreach, and Research

http://menshealthnetwork.org/sites/intern (open to international students)

Washington, DC

Health Equity Internship Program

The program places qualified

students in a variety of positions

within federal, state and local health departments, community-based

organizations and other health-related

agencies

Various Public Health Disciplines

www.dhpe.org (open to international students)

Washington, DC

Pathways Internship - Summer 2013 (USAID)

The Interns complete a variety of work assignments dependent upon the area of study and series. 

 

 

 

Various Public Health Disciplines

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/327895400

Washington, DC

APHA Public Health Policy Internship

Public Health Policy interns receive hands-on experience and insight into the dynamic role of science in public health.

Health Policy

http://www.apha.org/about/careers/internships/

 

Washington, DC

District of Columbia Department of Health

Center for Policy, Planning & Epidemiology

Internship opportunities both paid and unpaid.

 

Various Public Health Disciplines

Interested individuals should send their applications/inquiries to: Ms. Andria Barbee (Andria.barbee@dc.gov)

Washington, DC

ADRA International Internships

 

Specific areas of focus include: maternal and child health, newborn health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, family planning, tuberculosis and mental health.

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.adra.org/site/PageNavigator/about_us/internships.html (open to international students)

Silver Spring, MD

Africare Internship Program

10 weeks Summer Internship program from June- August.

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.africare.org/ (open to international students)

Washington, DC

International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/careers.aspx (open to international students)

Washington, DC

Centre for Development and Population Activities

CEDPA's programs focus on: educational opportunities for girls and youth; ensure access to lifesaving reproductive health and HIV/AIDS information and services; and strengthen women’s ability to become leaders in their communities and nations.

 

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.cedpa.org/section/aboutus/employment/internships.html

Washington, DC

USAID-Global Health Fellows II Internships

GHFP-II, led by the Public Health Institute (PHI), helps USAID address its immediate and emerging human capital needs by developing a diverse group of global health professionals to support and sustain the effectiveness of the Agency's current and future health programs

Various Public Health Disciplines

http://www.ghfp.net/

 

 

 

Washington, DC

International Grants & Fellowships

International Programs

International Ambassadors Program
International members who act as intermediaries between the Society and ASM members in their region

LabCap Program
Strengthens laboratory capacity in resource-limited countries

Global Outreach Program 

Engages scientists from resource-constrained countries by providing membership and full access to all online ASM journals at no cost.

International Grants & Fellowships Encourage international collaborations in research and training

Honors an ASM member who has shown exemplary leadership and commitment towards the substantial furthering of the profession of microbiology in research, education or technology in the developing world.
 
ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Professorship in Microbiology
Sponsored by the Indo-US Science & Technology Forum, this prestigious grant seeks to broaden collaboration between India and the US on issues of global concern though research and teaching partnerships.

ASMCUE Leadership Grant for International Educators
This program has been developed to enable a select group of educators from resource-limited countries to attend the ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators and a pre-conference workshop to provide leaders in education with the resources to build innovative teaching modules that engage students and lead to enduring understandings in microbiology.
   
UNESCO-ASM Visiting Resource Person Program
Travelling to a developing country? Spend an extra day with colleagues at a local institute in a major city!
 
Mäkelä – Cassell Travel Award for Early Career Scientists
Travel to Europe! The American Society for Microbiology invites members to apply for the Mäkelä – Cassell Travel Award for Early Career Scientists to present their research at the FEMS Biannual Congress.
 
Travel to Australia! The American Society for Microbiology invites members to apply for the Millis-Colwell Travel Grant for Early Career Scientists.
 
 Travel to the U.K.!  ASM invites members to apply for the Heatley-Payne Travel Grant for Early Career Scientists. 
 
Carlyn Halde Latin American Student Travel Grant
This travel grant, administered in collaboration with the Medical Mycological Society of the Americas (MMSA), supports the travel of a student Medical Microbiologist from Latin America or the Caribbean to participate in ASM General Meeting.
 
Awarded to students at meetings and conferences all over the world
 

 

 

 

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