Teva's Bio-Innovation Fellowship & Mentorship Program

Deadline for submission: Nov. 26, 2020

12 November 2020
Teva's Bio-Innovation Fellowship & Mentorship Program

Teva's Bio-Innovation Fellowship & Mentorship Program is a unique scholarship program that includes a scholarship, mentoring and guidance of professionals from industry. The purpose of the program is to support and promote research on biological therapies between academia and industry.

 

The $10,000 scholarships for the academic year will be awarded on the basis of excellence in studies and scientific research and are intended for doctoral students and post-doctoral students whose research deals with the following areas:

 

Areas of scientific focus for 2020-21

 

• Brain disorders:

  • Novel targets in CNS and PNS; novel pathways and mechanisms in brain disorders, e.g. neurodegeneration and pain
  •  Mechanisms for delivering proteins and specifically antibodies to the brain and advanced monitoring/imaging of BBB crossing
  • Neuroimmunology

• New targets and mechanisms for Immuno-modulation relevant for cancer, autoimmune,
inflammation, and respiratory diseases

• Protein engineering and modeling

• Drug delivery systems for protein-based drugs, e.g. nano-carriers or exosomes

• Advanced therapies such as cell and gene therapy for CNS, PNS, inflammation and respiratory. Novel
methods to characterize and predict biological-based drug adverse reactions such as
immunogenicity.

• AI and big-data tools and approaches for proteins structure-function prediction, antibody affinity,
immunogenicity, etc.

• Digital biomarkers, sensors and wearables for monitoring brain disorders

 

Details at:

 

Full "Request for Application" (RFA) PDF


Please fill out the application form with the accompanying files, according to the detailed instructions, and upload to this link.

 

If you create a video, upload using WeTransfer and send to Alana Hassan

alanarhassan@tauex.tau.ac.il. For questions, write to Alana Hassan.

 

Deadline for submission: Nov. 26, 2020

 

Coordinated by:

 

Dr. Dana Bar-On, Teva
Prof. Micha Fridman, School of Chemistry, Faculty of Exact Sciences, TAU
Prof. Karen Avraham, Faculty of Medicine & Sagol School of Neuroscience, TAU
Prof. Uri Ashery, Faculty of Life Sciences & Sagol School of Neuroscience, TAU

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