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5 Dec 2017Up to $3,000 for one yearSupports teaching professionals in their efforts to provide quality hands-on, inquiry-based activities for their students
16 Jan 2018$60,000 over three yearsSupports career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows at degree-granting institutes in the US or Canada
1 Feb 2018Up to $15,000Awards support Ph.D. travel to acquire new interdisciplinary research techniques
5 Mar 2018Up to $50,000 over one yearSupports career development activities for Ph.D.s
The Zika virus has triggered worldwide concern as it spreads across the Americas, leaving thousands of cases of the severe birth defect microcephaly in its wake. Several BWF awardees are working hard to predict the path of Zika, understand how it infects human cells, and identify ways to combat its most devastating effects. Science writer Marla Broadfoot interviewed six of these researchers about their efforts to combat this enigmatic disease.