Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

Letter of Intent Deadline:

Jul 17, 2023





Now Accepting Applications

Eligibility & Application Process:

The competition will employ a two-stage process.

Request for Proposals

Advisory Committee

Craig E. Cameron, PhD
Professor and Chair of Microbiology and Immunology
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Blossom Damania, PhD (Co-Chair)
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and Vice Dean for Research
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Maurizio Del Poeta, MD
Professor,  Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Stony Brook School of Medicine

Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine, Molecular Microbiology, Pathology & Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine

Katherine A. Fitzgerald, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Christopher A. Hunter, PhD 
Professor of Pathobiology 
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine 

Denise Kirschner, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan School of Medicine

Carolina Lopez, PhD
Professor and BJC Investigator in Molecular Microbiology
Washington University School of Medicine

Daniel Mucida, PhD
Professor and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Rockefeller University

Eric G. Pamer, MD
Director, Duchossois Family Institute
University of Chicago

Eric Skaar, PhD, MPH (Co-Chair)
Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology, and Inflammation (VI4)
Ernest W. Goodpasture Professor
Vice Chair for Basic Research
Chief, Division of Molecular Pathogenesis
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Additional members may be added to the committee.

Award Timeline

Jul 17, 2023

Letter of Intent Deadline

Nov 15, 2023

Application Deadline

Apr 15 - 17, 2024

Finalist Interviews

May 31, 2024

Notice of Award

Jul 01, 2024

Award Start Date

Jun 30, 2029

Award End Date

Program Contacts

Victoria McGovern, Ph.D.

Senior Program Officer


Darcy Lewandowski

Program Associate