AllerGen’s Research Skills Awards program supported AllerGen investigators’ and HQPs’ participation in workshops or other individual training opportunities, including lab exchanges, internships and equipment transfers, that facilitated the acquisition of specialized technical and laboratory skills relevant to AllerGen research. It also supported the organization of workshops by AllerGen investigators or HQP that facilitated the acquisition of specialized skills relevant to AllerGen research.
This award defrayed a portion of the expenses involved in exploiting a skills acquisition opportunity, including travel and accommodation costs, and/or in organizing a skills acquisition workshop or similar training activity. Awards had to be matched 1:1 with non-AllerGen partnered funding.
“Through my participation in the Summer Academy in Immunology at the Medizinische Hochschule Hannover (MHH), not only did I learn about various topics and techniques in immunology, but I also had the chance to build connections with up-and-coming
“My experience at the KaroIinska Institute fuelled my desire to solve research problems for my future patients. I look forward to my medical training with this goal in mind.”
“The Banff Science Communications program blew me away by the quality of the instruction, content, environment and fellow participants that I had the opportunity to work with. It was truly a transformative experience.”
Dr. Jeremy Hirota
This program is now CLOSED
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