Training Opportunity: Global Fellows Research Academy for HIV Cure Investigators in Resource-limited settings

March 16, 2017


Are you an early to mid-career HIV investigator or clinical scientist? 
Are you affiliated with or working in collaboration with an institution or university in a resource-limited country?

The International AIDS Society (IAS) invites you to apply for a fellowship to attend an interactive three-day workshop in South Africa on state-of-the-art HIV cure research, led by Nobel Laureate Françoise Barré-Sinoussi. The Academy will award fellowships to 25-30 outstanding applicants to attend this workshop, with full travel support to participate.  The deadline for applications is 9 April 2017.

The workshop will take place on 29-31 May 2017 at the Wits Rural Facility in Bushbuckridge, South Africa. The objectives of the Research Academy are to:

  • Provide training on state-of-the-art HIV cure research, based on the IAS Global Scientific Strategy: Towards an HIV Cure 2016 and current global undertakings in the field.
  • Improve and reinforce practical tools and methodology to pursue or engage in HIV remission research.
  • Provide a unique opportunity for the selected fellows to engage and discuss with leaders in the field of HIV cure research with a view to facilitating research collaborations in the search for an HIV cure or remission.

Please find more information on the Research Academy and its selection criteria here. For more information on the IAS Towards an HIV Cure initiative, visit  or contact