Projects and Resources: Foreign Project Database

In effort to better coordinate and support University of Massachusetts Medical School's Global Health initiatives, we have cataloged the various Global Health related activities here. If you are participating in a Global Health activity that is not featured here, please let us know by completing our brief Global Health Activities Survey. For additional information about particular programs shown below, please contact the Office of Global Health.

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Africa

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Africa & Papua New Guinea (2012)
Human Copy number polymorphism and severe Malaria
Research
Jeffrey Bailey, MD
Bioinformatics & Integrative Biology
GSBS research opportunity, contact PI
Ghana (2011)
The Worcester Infant Mortality Assessment Project (WIMAP)
Research and Educational Program for faculty/staff
Merianne Felice, MD
Pediatrics
 
Kenya (2012)
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research
Ann Moormann, PhD, MPHPediatric Immunology SOM research & mentorship opportunity, contact PI
Kenya
AMPATH Consortium with Moi University and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital
MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange
Ann Moormann, PhD, MPH
Pediatric Immunology
4th YR SOM clinical rotation & mentorship opportunity, contact PI
Kenya (2011 and 2012)
Helping Babies Breath Collaboration Project Central Kenya - Tigoni District Hospital and UHAI
Healthcare worker Education
Pegeen Eslami, MD
Pediatrics
 
Kenya (2011)
Flow Cytometry Workshop - KEMRI
Scientific Education
Richard Konz, BS Medicine 
Kenya
T Cell Immunity in Endemic Burkitt Lymphoma - KEMRI
Research
Ann Moormann, PhD, MPH Pediatric Immunology SOM research & mentorship opportunity, Contact PI
Kenya
Public Health Projects in under-resourced settings - Tigoni District Hospital
Education and Non-clinical Research
Pegeen Eslami, MD Pediatrics SOM research & mentorship opportunity, Contact PI
Liberia Center for Excellence in Health and Life Sciences - University of Liberia, JFK Memorial Medical Center
Pre-clinical Education, Nursing, Library Sciences
Katherine Luzuriaga, MD
Office of Global Health
Faculty teaching, nurse clinical mentorship opportunity, contact OGH
Liberia (2013)
International Rescue Committee in Liberia MOU / Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research
Patricia McQuilkin, MD
Pediatrics
Resident/fellow rotation, contact PI
Liberia
Academic Collaboration Supporting Medical Education in Liberia (ACSMEL) MOU / Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Patricia McQuilkin, MD
Pediatrics
Resident/fellow rotation, contact PI
Liberia
Health Education & Relief Through Teaching (HEARTT) - Volunteer Patient Care MOU / Patient Care
Patricia McQuilkin, MD
Pediatrics
Resident/fellow rotation, contact PI
Liberia
University of Liberia MOU / Faculty Exchange
Katherine Luzuriaga, MD
Office of Global Health
Contact OGH
Liberia
John F. Kennedy Memorial Medical Center MOU / Fellow and Attending Faculty Exchange
Katherine Luzuriaga, MD
Office of Global Health
Resident/fellow rotation, nursing, contact OGH
Liberia
Assessing the Impact of Pediatric Training Program in Liberia - JFK Memorial Medical Center Research, Patient Care
Patricia McQuilkin, MD
Pediatrics

Liberia (2013)
TB Reference Laboratory Technical Assistance Technical Assistance
Onesky Aupont, MD
Pediatrics and Commonwealth Medicine

South Africa (2013)
Genetic and genome determinants of hypertension in Black and Caucasian South Africans
MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research
Philimon Gona, PhD
Quantitative Health Sciences
 
South Africa (2011)
Pathogenesis of TB/HIV Co-Infection - Kwazulu-Natal Research Institute for TB and HIV
Research
Christopher Sassetti, PhD
Microbiology and Physiological Systems
 
South Africa (2013)
Antibiotic-induced tolerance in drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis - University of Stellenbosch Tygerberg
Research
Christopher Sassetti, PhD
Microbiology and Physiological Systems
 
Uganda  (2012)
Global Emergency Care Collaborative (GECC) Emergency Care Training in Resource Limited Setting - Nyakibale Hospital
Education and Patient Care
Mark Bisanzo, MD
Emergency Medicine
SOM, GSN, residents, fellows clinical opportunity, contact PI
Zimbabwe (2011)
HIV-1 Evolution and Functional Correlates of MTCT - Johns Hopkins University and University of Zimbabwe
Research
Katherine Luzuriaga, MD
Pediatrics Immunology
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI

Asia

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Cambodia
A Novel Approach to Understanding Human Genetic Susceptibility to Dengue
Research
Daniel Libraty, MD Medicine/Infectious Disease
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
China
Peking Union Medical College MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research
Guangping Gao, MD MaPS SOM, GSN, GSBS, residents, fellows clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
China Tongji University Medical School MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Guangping Gao, MD MaPS SOM, GSN, GSBS, residents, fellows clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
China West China School of Medicine, Sichuan University MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Guangping Gao, MD MaPS SOM, GSN, GSBS, residents, fellows clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
China Shanghai Mental Health Center MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Douglas Ziedonis, PhD Psychiatry SOM, GSN, GSBS, residents, fellows clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH. SOM mentorship opportunity, contact PI
China
Wireless optogenetic interrogation of non-image forming photoreceptor function by Nano-antennae - University of Science and Technology Anhui
Research
Yang Xiang, PhD Neurobiology

China
Exenatide weekly injectionas an adjunctive treatment in patients with schizophrenia - Zhengzhou University Medical School
Research
Xiaoduo Fan, PhD Psychiatry
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
China
Addressing Tobacco through Organizational Change (ATTOC) in China - Shanghai Mental Health Center, Tongji University
Research
Douglas Ziedonis, PhD Psychiatry
SOM research & mentorship opportunity, contact PI
China Mental Health Center and the Psychiatric Laboratory studying pathology of Schizophrenia - West China Hospital Research Nanying Zhang, MD
Psychiatry Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
China
Cultural Translation of a Mind/Body Wellness Program for Diabetes Prevention in China - Tongji University
Research
Sherry Pagoto, PhD Medicine/Division of Preventive and Behavioral
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
China
Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Experimental and Human Gonococcal Infection - Institute of Dermatology Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
Research
Peter Rice, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases
 
China
The New England Center for the Study of SExually Transmitted Infections: Core A - Clinical Core - Institute of Dermatology Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
Research
Peter Rice, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases
 
India
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research - Clinical Research Clerkship
MOU / Patient Care and Research
Brett Leav, PhD MassBiologics, Medicine
SOM clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
India
Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College
MOU,
Brett Leav, PhD MassBiologics, Medicine
SOM clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
India
Charutar Arogya Mandal (CAM)
MOU / Student, & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Jeroan Allison, PhD Quantitative Health Sciences
SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical and research opportunities, contact PI
India
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College
MOU / Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Ashraf Khan, MD, FRCPath Surgery / Pathology
GME clinical and research opportunities, contact PI
India Immune Responses to Dengue infection among children in South India - St. John's Medical Center and Hospital Research Anuja Mathew, PhD Medicine/Infectious Diseases
 
India
Effects of Diabetes in Tuberculosis Severity - M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Center
Research
Hardy Kornfeld, MD Medicine
 
India
Maharashtra State Assessment of elderly health and psychosocial needs and Elderly and caregiver perceptions towards potential Geriatric Care program in the community
Research
Abhijeet Patil, MD Geriatric Medicine
 
Indonesia
Boston Children's Hospital and Save the Children Indonesia
MOU / Faculty, Fellow, Resident Exchange
Patricia McQuilkin, MD Pediatrics
GME and Fellows clinical rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan
Kitasato University Medical School
MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
SOM clinical rotation opportunity, contact OGH
Japan
Hokkaido University
MOU / Graduate Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
SOM, GSBS, post-doc clinical rotation and research opportunity, contact OGH
Japan
Kitasato University Graduate School of Medical Sciences
MOU / Graduate Student Training, Faculty Exchange, ResearchMitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
SOM, GSBS, post-doc clinical rotation and research opportunity, contact OGH
Japan
Presto-Epigenetic Regulation of Homeostatic Synaptic Plasticity - Japan Science and Technology Agency
Research
Kensuke Futai, PhD Psychiatry
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan
The Sphingolipi-Sirtuin Connection and Mitochondrial Complex V Regulation - Osaka University
Research
Usha Acharya, PhDPGFE
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan
Therapeutic Development for Diabetes & Neurodegeneration using MANF - ONO Pharmaceuticals
Research
Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD PGFE
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan
Characterization of STING as a receptor for the Vascular disrupting agent DMXAA - DS Pharma
Research
Kate Fitzgerald, PhD Medicine/Infectious Disease
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan
The roles of Neuroligin-Nuerorexin interactions in the balance of excitatory and inhibitory synapses - Japand Foundation for Pediatric Research
Research
Kensuke Futai, PhDPsychiatry
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea   
Regulation of lymphatic vessel smooth muscle contraction - Riken Institute, KBSI
Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD
MaPS
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea
Integration of Sensory Disorder Gene Products - Riken Institute, KBSI
Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea
Actin Cytoskeletal Reorganization and Myosin - Riken Institute, KBSI
Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea
Regulation of Myosin X and filopedia formation - Riken Institute, KBSI
Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea
Myosin X and Cytoskeletal Rearrangement, Riken Institute, KBSI
Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea / Switzerland
Rac1 in Smooth Muscle - Riken Institute, KBSI, Paul Scherrer Institute
Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea / Switzerland
Smooth Muscle Podosome and Myosin - Riken Institute, KBSI, Paul Scherrer Institute
Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Nepal / Republic of Georgia
Collaboration to Enhance MDR-TB Surveillance in Diverse Settings - Henry M Jackson Foundation
Research, Technical Consulting
Alexander Sloutsky, Phd CLDC Operations
 
Philippines
A Clinical Study of Protective and Pathogenic Immunity to Dengue during Infancy - Asian Foundation for Tropical Medicine
Research
Daniel Libraty, MD Medicine/Division of Infectious Disease
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Philippines
Study of Heterologous Immunity Induced by Neonatal BCG Vaccination - Asian Foundation for Tropical Medicine
Research
Daniel Libraty, MD Medicine/Division of Infectious Disease
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
South Korea
Korea Basic Science Institute MOU / Faculty Exchange, Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS GSBS research opportunity, contact OGH
South Korea
Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: Quantitative Rupture-Risk Assessment; Non-Invasive Molecular Imaging - Yonsei University
Research
Alexei Bogdanov, PhD Radiology
 
South Korea
Structural Study on the Regulation of Unconventional Myosin - KBSI
Research
Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS
Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
South Korea
Antimycobacterial Mechanisms of Apoptosis in the Lung - International Tuberculosis Research Center
Research
Hardy Kornfeld, MD Medicine/Pulmonology
 
Thailand
Mae Tao Clinic MOU / Patient Care, Research Meredith Walsh Graduate School of Nursing GSN clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
ThailandAddressing Barriers to the Adoption of IUDs Among Women Seeking Post-Abortion Care on the Thai/Burma Border - Mae Tao Clinic
Research
Meredith Walsh Graduate School of Nursing
 
ThailandMechanisms of Barrier Integrity Control in Dengue - AFRIMS
Research
Anon Srikiatkhachorn, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases
 

Australia

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Australia (2012)
Innate Immune receptors for T. Gondii - University of Western Australia   
Research
Ricardo Gazzinelli, DSC, DVM
Infectious Diseases
 
Australia/USA (2013)
 Adjuvant Development Program - CSR Behring LLC
 Research Shan Lu, MD
 Medicine Post Doc, GSBS research, rotation opportunity    

 Europe

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Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Armenia (2011)
 Reforming Emergency Medical Care in the Republic of Armenia
 Patient Care, Research
 Richard Aghababian, MD
 Emergency Medicine
 
Denmark
Role function, Depressed Primary Care Patients, and Computer Adaptive Testing - National Research Centre for the working Environment
Research
Milena Antchkova, PhD Quantitative Health Sciences
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Finland
Adapting the Open Dialogue Model in the United States: Developing and Piloting and Organizational Change Approach and Behavioral Therapy Manual - University of Jyvaskyla
Research
Douglas Ziedonis, PhD Psychiatry
SOM research & mentorship opportunity, contact PI
France
Mission Interuniversitaire de Coordination des Echanges Franco-Americains (MICEFA)
Letter of Agreement / Student Training
Michael Godkin, PhD, Olga Valdman, MD International Medical Education, OUME
SOM elective exchange opportunity, contact PI
France Effects of low dose IL-2 on antigen specific responses Project 2 of Low-dose IL-2 for the treatment of Islet autoimmunity - Assistance Publicque-Hopitaux de Paris
Research
Sally Kent, PhD Medicine/Diabetes

France DUX4, epigenetics and pathogenesis of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy - Association Francaise contra les Myopathies / AFM - Institut de Myologie
Research
Peter Jones, PhD Cell and Developmental Biology

France Molecular Recognition during pre-mRNA splicing - INSERM Paris
Research
Michael Green, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
France
Studies the role of Sphingolipid metabolism and Aneuploidy in Breast Cancer - Human Frontier Science Program
Research
Sunyoung Hwang, PhD
Program in Gene Function and Expression

Germany
The Universities of the State of Baden-Wurttemberg
MOU / Faculty Exchange, Research
Sue KellyContact OGH
Germany Ministry of Higher Education, the State of Hessen GermanyMOU / Faculty Exchange, Research
Sue Kelly UMass President's Office Contact OGH
Germany Yeast Chromatin Structure and Function - Ludwig - Maximilian University Munchen
Research Craig Peterson, PhD
Program in Molecular Medicine
GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Germany
Impact of the aging immune system and bone marrow on bone in Rheumatoid Arthritis - University of Erlangen Medical School
Research Ellen Gravallese, MD
Medicine/Rheumatology

Germany Membrane potential as a driver of airway smooth muscle hypercontraction and remodeling - University of Tubingen
Research Ronghua Zhuge, PhD
MaPSPostdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Germany
Network for Vascular MicroRNAs - Hanover Medical School
Research
Nathan Lawson, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Germany
Therapeutic targeting of the inflammasomes in Alzheimer's Disease - German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Research
Eicke Latz, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases
 
Germany
MR Signal Amplification for Receptor Imaging - German Cancer Research Center
Research
Alexei Bogdanov, PhD Radiology
 
Germany
Group B. Streptococci and Toll-like Receptors - University Medical Center
Research
Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine / Infectious Diseases
 
Germany
Role of inflammasomes in experimental Alzheimer's Disease - University of Bonn
Research
Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine / Infectious Diseases
 
Germany / Netherlands
ToF-Breast PET/CT: Development of a dSiPM-Based ToF-PET System for Breast Imaging - Philips Technology GmbH / Delft University
Research
Stephen Glick, PhD
Radiology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Hungary
Simmelweis University
MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research
Gyongyi Szabo, PhD
Medicine SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research
Melissa Fischer, MD, MEd
Medical School SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
Ireland
DNA sensors and associated signaling pathways in the innate immune response - Trinity College Dublin
Research
Kate Fitzgerald, PhDMedicine/Infectious Disease
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exhange Anthony Carruthers, PhD Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
Italy
Function and regulation of elemental Ca2+ signaling in urethral smooth muscle - University of Siena
Research
Ronghua, Zhuge, PhD
MaPS
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy
Development of a Public Searchable Variant Database for AL Exomes - University of Milan Medical School and IRCCS Instituto Auxologico Italiano
Research
Jonathan Landers, PhD Neurology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy
Identification of De Novo Mutations in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Using a Trio-Based Exome Sequencing Approach - IRCCS Instituto Auxologico Italiano
Research
Jonathan Landers, PhD Neurology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy
DNA Tandem Repeat Numbers as Predictive Tools for Personalized Chemotherapy (PQ20) - University of Modena Italy
Research
Rossella Tupler, MD, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression
Postdoc position available, contact PI
Italy
Identifying Genetic and Epigenetic Factors contributing to FSHD Pathogenesis - Universita degli Studi di Napoli
Research
Rossella Tupler, MD, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression
Postdoc position available, contact PI
Italy
Targeting IFN-g-dependent events for the treatment of vitiligo - Vitiligo Research Foundation
Research
John Harris, MD, PhD Medicine/Dermatology
Postdoct and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy
Identification of factors contributing to the pathogenesis of FSHD, Biomarkers for Therapy of FSHD - University of Modena Italy
Research
Rosella Tuppler, MD, PhDProgram in Gene Function and Expression
Postdoc position available, contact PI
Netherlands, The
ToF-Breast PET/CT: Development of a dSiPM-Based ToF-PET System for Breast Imaging - Delft University
Research Stephen Glick, PhD
Radiology

Netherlands, The
High throughput chemical screening for small molecules that inhibit adhesion of fungal pathogens to human cells - Schlumberger Foundation, the Hague
Research
Vineeta Bajaj Program in Gene Function and Expression
 
Poland Movement analysis and modeling of Parkinson's Disease patients after DBS procedure - Polish Japanese Institute of Information Technology Research Andrezej Przybyszewski, PhD Neurology  
Portugal
Mechanisms of Tissue Growth Control by Nutriet & Growth Factor Sensing Pathways - Coimbra University Hospital
Research
David Guertin, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Russia
Vavilov Institute of General Genetics Academic Affiliation / MOU, Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, ResearchKimberly Muri Dean's Office SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical opportunities, contact OGH
Russia Organochlorine Exposures and Altered Metabolism in Young Men - Harvard School of Public Health
Research
Mary Lee, MD Pediatrics/Endocrinology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Russia Comparison of Tameness and Agression through molecular genetic study for identification of epigenomic and genetic variations in DNA and RNA material - Instistute of Cytology and Genetics (ICG), Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences Research Evgeny Rogaev, PhD Psychiatry Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Russia Associations between serum Ocs during the critical prepubertal and pubertal developmental windows with later young adult metabolic outcomes - Chapaevsk Medical Association
Research
Mary Lee, MD Pediatrics/Endocrinology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Russia Optimization & in vivo testing of a novel combination microbicide - Laboratory of Nucleic Acids Chemistry
Research
Alexei Bogdanov, PhD Radiology

Scotland
Dissection of Sec1/Munc18 Protein function - University of Glasgow
Research
Mary Munson, PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Scotland Role of Protein Turnover Pathways in Aneuploid Cells - Association for International Cancer Research Research Eduardo Torres, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Scotland
Salmonella Pathogenesis and Processing of Effectors by Caspase-3 - University of Glasgow
Research
Beth McCormick, PhD MaPS
 
Scotland
Inhibition of Pancreatic Cancer Development by the Anti-Diabetic Drug Metformin - Association for International Cancer Research
Research
Brian Lewis, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression
 
Spain
Universidad Europea de Madrid
Letter of Agreement / Student Training
Michael Godkin, PhD International Medical Education and OUME
SOM clinical and elective opportunity, contact PI
Spain
ENCODE Data Analysis Center Computational Algorithms - ENCODE
Research
Zhiping Weng, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Spain / Puerto Rico
NIDA International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research - NIDA
Research
Lisa Fortuna, MD Psychiatry
 
Switzerland
Extending the cross-platform functionality and parallel computing capabilities of the OMEGA software tool - SUPSI
Research, Software development
Caterina Strambio, PhD  
Switzerland
Investigations of protein expression during anti-viral response mechanisms based on innovative mass spectrometric and bioinformatic workflows - Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
Research
Jeremy Luban, MD Program in Molecular Medicine
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Switzerland
In-vitro modeling of DNA virus evolution - Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Research
Timothy Kowalik, PhDMaPS
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom
Neurotropic HIV-1 Reservoirs Inside and Outside the Brain - University of Nottingham
Research
Paul Clapham, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom
Role of Ca2+ signaling in atrial myocyte fibrillation - Open University
Research
Michael Sanderson, PhDMaPS
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom
Understanding outer membrane antibiotic transport in Pseudomonas aeruginosa - University of Southhampton
Research
Bert van den Berg Program in Molecular Medicine
 
United Kingdom
Is Bone Resorption Specialized Autophagy? - European Calcified Tissue Society
Research
Hanna Witwicka Cell Biology
 
United Kingdom
Diabetes Re-Education and Activation through MI (DREAM) - Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
Research
Mary Lee, MD Pediatrics/Endocrinology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom
Epithelial-derived mediators of neutrophil infiltration in the intestine - University of Bath
Research
Rose Szabady MaPS
 
United Kingdom
Exosome based therapeutics in Huntington's disease - Oxford University
Research
Neil Aronin, MD Medicine/Endocrinology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity
United Kingdom
CBM-VAXBT1 A subunit vaccine for tularemia: eliciting humoral and cellular responses by beta-gluban particle delivery - Defense Science & Technology Laboratory
Research
Gary Ostroff, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine
 
United Kingdom
Evolution and Detection of HIV-1 R5 Macrophage-Tropic Variants in AIDS and HAD - University of Nottingham
Research
Paul Clapham, PhDProgram in Molecular Medicine
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom
Yeast Particle Terpene and co-active formulations - Eden SRA Research
Research
Gary Ostroff, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom
Development of a Public Searchable Variant Database of ALS Exomes - The Motor Neurone Disease Association
Research
Jonathan Landers, PhD Neurology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom
Unraveling the biophysics and molecular genetics of magnetic compass orientation - Lund University Sweden, University of Oxford, UK
Research
Carlos Lois, MD, PhD Neurobiology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI

South and Central America

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Bolivia VIEDMA Clinical Hospital and Institute of Human Development MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Douglas Golenbock, MDMedicine/Infectious Diseases SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
Brazil
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Douglas Golenbock, MDMedicine/Infectious Diseases SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
Brazil The Universidade de Sao Paulo MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Sue Kelly UMass President's OfficeSOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
Brazil
Developing a Network of Tobacco Control among Women in Parana, Brazil
Research, Education
Sharina Person, PhD Quantitative Health Sciences
 
Brazil
Optimizing Initial Communication in Autism
Research
William McIlvane, PhD Psychiatry
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Brazil
Immunopathogenesis of P. Vivax Malaria
Research
Ricardo Gazinelli, DSC, DVM Medicine/Infectious Diseases
 
Brazil A Synthetic TLR4 Agonist as Immunological Adjuvant - Instituto Rene Rachou Research Ricardo Gazinelli, DSC, DVM Medicine/Infectious Diseases  
ChileThe atlas of the HIV-1 genomic messenger ribonucleioprotein (mRNP) complex - University of Santiago Research Melissa Moore, PhD RNA Therapeutics Institute  
Colombia
Innate Immunity in Parasitic Infections - Contro Internacional de Entrenamiento e investigaciones Medicase (CIDEIM) Research Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases 
Colombia Colombia Initiative in Substance use Disorders and Comorbidity - Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario Education, Research Gerardo Gonzalez, MD Psychiatry  
Dominican Republic
International Ministries Spring Break Medical Mission Trip
Education, Patient Care
Michele Pugnaire, MD Medical School
SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical opportunity, contact PI
Dominican Republic Universidad Tecnologica de Santiago (UTESA) MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases SOM clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
Ecuador
Reforming Emergency Medical Care in the Republic of Ecuador: "Mi Emergencia"
Education
Jorge Yarzebski, MD, MPH Quantitative Health Sciences
Resident / Fellow
Ecuador
Project ALS - Ecuador: Investigation of Genetic Determinants of ALS in South America - Hospital Eugenio Espejo, Hospital Carlos Andrade Marin, Hospital de Los Valles, Hospital National Police, FUNDEM, NETLAB
Research
Miriam Bucheli, PhD
Neurology

Haiti
St. Damien Hospital Global Health Track Resident Training Program - St. Damien Hospital MOU / Patient Care, Education Patricia McQuilkin, MD Pediatrics Resident / Fellow
HaitiDevelopment of a National Infrastructure for TB Diagnostic and Surveillance - Ministere de la Sante Publique et de la Population
Research, Technical Consulting
Alexander Sloutsky, PhD CHPR
 
Nicaragua
Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN) - UMMS Collaboration
MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research
Melissa Fischer, MD Medical School
SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical and research opportunities, contact PI
Nicaragua
Sistema Local de Atencion a la Salud Madriz (SILAIS Madriz)

Michael Godkin, PhDD Medical School
SOM clinical and elective opportunity, contact PI
Suriname
TB Diagnostic Training - Suriname MOH
Technical Consulting
Alexander Sloustky, PhD CHPR
 

Middle East

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Israel
Chromatin dynamics in Yeast - Hebrew University Jerusalem
Research
Rando Oliver, MD, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel
Systematic Dissection of Histone Modification in Transcriptional Dynamics - Hebrew University Jerusalem
Research
Rando Oliver, MD, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel
Breaking Nucleosomal Symmetry - Hebrew University Jerusalem
Research
Paul Kaufman, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel
Evolutionary profiling of the transcriptome and post-transcriptional wiring of the circadian clock in normal and perturbed conditions - Hebrew University Jerusalem
Research
Manuel Garber, PhD Program in Bioinformatics and Integrated Biology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel
Systematic mapping of the protein-DNA network mediating the response to pathogens - Weizmann Institute of Science
Research
Manuel Garber, PhD Program in Bioinformatics and Integrated Biology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel
A novel role for promoter in cytoplasmic mRNA decay - U.S. Israel Binational Science Foundation
Research
Allan Jacobson, PhD MaPS
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel
ICOB: Wiring and remodeling the circadian transcriptional network: an evolutionary perspective on the plasticity and robustness of the circadian clock - Hebrew University Jerusalem
Research, Education
Manuel Garber, PhD Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel
APOBEC3G Cytidine Deaminases Sensitizes Lymphoma Cells to Genotoxic Agents
Research
Celia Schiffer, PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Lebanon
American University of Beirut
MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research
Melissa Fischer, MD
Medical School SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
Pakistan
Pakistan - US Science and Technology Cooperation Program - GC University, Lahore
Education, Research
Celia Schiffer, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Saudi Arabia
Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training - Saudi ARAMCO
Education
Denise Jolicoeur, MPH, CHES Medicine/Division of preventive and Behavioral Health
 

North America

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Canada
Towards New Therapeutic Approaches to Type 1 Diabetes Based on Rat Immunobiology - University of Toronto
Research
John Mordes, MDMedicine
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada
Model-free mathematical analysis of DNA replication kinetics - Simon Fraser University
Research
Nick Rhind, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada
Identification of FDA-Approved Drugs that Mitigate Retinal Degeneration - University of British Columbia
Research
Shalesh Kaushal, MD Ophthalmology
 
Canada
Vaccines that Replicate the neutralization-competent structure of the gp41 MPER - Simon Fraser University
Research
Shan Lu, PhD Medicine
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada
Development of a compact PET scanner for simultaneous PET/MR breast imaging - Excelitas Technologies
Research
Stephen Glick, PhDRadiology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada
Runx2 and Deregulation of Osteoblast Proliferation
Research
Andre van Wijnen, PhD Cell Biology
 
Canada
The Regulation of DNA Replication Kinetics - Simon Fraser University
Research Nick Rhind, PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada
Effects of maintenance Treatment with Olanzapine vs Placebo on Brain Structure - University of Toronto
Research Anthony Rothschild, MD Psychiatry
 
Canada
Validation and Characterization of Candidate Leukemia Suppressor Genes - Canadian Institute of Health Research
Research Magnolia Pak, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression
 
United States Medicorps MOU / Patient Care Melissa Fischer, MD Medical School SOM clinical opportunity, contact PI
United States Ibis Reproductive Health MOU / Research Meredith Walsh Graduate School of Nursing GSN research opportunity
United States Learning and Working during the Transition to Adulthool Rehabilitation Research and Training Center) - SRI International, California branch
Research Maryann Davis, PhD Psychiatry
 
United States Modulation of stress responses and homeostatic mechanisms by microRNAs - Human Frontier Science Program
Research Alejandro Vasquez-Rifo, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine