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Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Opportunity

Posted on January 15, 2014 at 12:08pm

The Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee established in 2004 by DANONE NUTRICIA RESEARCH and YAKULT HONSHA CO., LTD., has announced the seventh annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO).  The Council is again offering three grants for 2014. The purpose of these three annual grants of $50,000 each is to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the United States.  Young Investigators committed to basic research on gastrointestinal microbiota, probiotics and their role in health and wellness should apply.

Young investigators who are senior fellows with a committed faculty appointment or early faculty members within a maximum of 5 consecutive years of his/her first faculty appointment (appointments must be in the United States) are eligible.  Applicants must be interested in understanding the health benefits of probiotics and microbiota and the relationship between probiotics, gastrointestinal microbiota and the body.  Candidates must be part of an established research program with the capacity to do research on microbiota and its role in health and disease.  Applicants are limited to one submission per investigator.  The deadline is February 11, 2014.


All of the information is posted on this website: www.probioticsresearch.com 

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