Travel Support Available for 4th International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface

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The Global One Health initiative (GOHi) of the Office of International Affairs and the Office of Outreach and Engagement offer travel support funding for Ohio State University faculty, staff and students to attend the 4th International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI): Environmental Changes and Impact on Global Health Congress, November 7-9, 2017 to be convened in Doha, Qatar. This travel support funding is to offset costs associated with attending and participating in the event. This sponsorship has been realized through the generous contribution of several Ohio State units.

Funding is available for faculty, staff and students who present work relevant to the thematic areas of the Congress as described on including:

• Zika virus, Emerging and re-emerging Infectious Diseases
• One Health and impact of climate change;
• Antimicrobial Resistance and drug related issues;
• Biosecurity, Biodefense and Disaster Response;
• Pathogenesis, vaccine development and new Meta-Genomic Technologies;
• Food-borne and Water-borne Diseases;
• Parasitic and environmental Zoonoses;
• Innovative Capacity Building, e-Learning and Outreach approaches

Individual presenters are eligible for up to $2,000 to offset the cost of attendance at this event.

Due to the limited amount of funding, individuals applications are considered after a thorough review of merit and acceptance of submitted abstracts to the ICOPHAI congress. Funds will be released after abstracts are reviewed and disposed to sessions.

Completed applications must be submitted as a single PDF document to, by August 15, 2017.

Click here to download the Travel Support Application.