Grand Challenges Explorations

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for
Grand Challenges Explorations. A $100 million initiative, the program
intends to help scientists pursue innovative ideas for solving major
global health problems on the following topics:

* Creating new ways to protect against infectious diseases

* Creating drugs or delivery systems that limit the emergence
of resistance

* Creating new ways to prevent or cure HIV infection

* Exploring the basis for latency in TB

Rubro o Apoyo financiero: 

Initial grants will be $100,000 each, and projects showing success will
have the opportunity to receive additional funding of $1 million or
more. Full descriptions of the topics and application instructions are
available at

Fechas límite: 

Proposals will be accepted until May 30, 2008