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*NEW: The 2018 Gerard Wright Postdoctoral Award in Infectious Research

The Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research is pleased to invite applications for it’s newest award, the Gerard Wright Postdoctoral Award in Infection Research.

This award will be presented to an IIDR Postdoctoral or MD Fellow whose research, published or unpublished, has made a significant contribution to the field of infection research over the past year.

The successful candidate, selected by the IIDR Executive Committee, will be invited to present their research at this year’s IIDR Trainee Research Day on November 9th, and will receive an award amount of $1000.

Application Details

All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply by submitting the following documents to

  • A one-page overview of the research finding and its impact, along with their role in the project*
  • A letter of support from their supervisor, stating the impact of the research finding.

*Note: For published or submitted research, please provide a copy of the paper as an appendix.

The deadline for applications is Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 11:59 pm.


Christy Groves