Congress Passes Zika Funding Bill

Congress passed and President Obama signed a 10-week continuing resolution, which includes $1.1 billion for Zika virus research.

ASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak

The emerging threat of Zika virus infection.

ASM Urges Action to Combat Zika Emergency

Current events linked to the Zika virus make aggressive public health actions and funding to combat this emerging infectious disease more crucial than ever.
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Application and Award Dates

The deadline for filing the application is January 15, 2016. The Society does not provide written critiques of applications after the review process.

Notification process is as follows:

  • Late February 2016 - Notification for Ineligible and Disqualified Applicants
  • Early May 2016 - Conditional Notification Letters for Top Candidates
  • Mid September 2016 - Final Notification Letters

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ASM/CDC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship ProgramIf you have questions regarding the program the ASM/CDC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program, Education Department, American Society for Microbiology, 1752 N Street, NW, Washington DC 20036-2904, email: fellowships@asmusa.org, or 202-942-9283. The ASM/CDC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.