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Request for Proposals for HIV Vaccine Research and Education Initiative National Partnership
Together with the Academy for Educational Development (AED), the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is pleased to inform the public of its plan to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to further develop the NIAID HIV Vaccine Research and Education Initiative partnership. The initiative was established in 2006 to engage national and scientific organizations to increase knowledge about and support for HIV vaccine research among U.S. populations most affected by HIV/AIDS.
The RFP will be posted on www.bethegeneration.org on January 9, 2008. Proposals are due on January 31, 2008, with projects scheduled to begin in March 2008.
More information on HIV vaccines is available:
- AIDSinfo: HIV Vaccines Clinical Trials Search
- AIDSinfo: Preventive HIV Vaccines Fact Sheet
- AIDSinfo: Therapeutic HIV Vaccines Fact Sheet
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Offers Workshop for HIV/AIDS Researchers
In conjunction with the Keystone Symposia "HIV Pathogenesis" and "HIV Vaccines," NIAID, the Division of AIDS, and the NIH Office of AIDS Research will sponsor a workshop for new investigators and postdoctoral fellows and trainees.
The workshop, set to begin on March 27, will provide attendees with the opportunity to develop grant writing skills, network with leading HIV/AIDS researchers, and promote collaborations for HIV/AIDS research projects.
The registration deadline is January 27. More information is available here.