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Member Forms & Membership Application

The Jefferson Vaccine Center (JVC) is accepting membership applications for individuals who are actively involved in vaccine-related research. Our mission is broad, and includes, but is not limited to, basic (biochemistry, immunology and microbiology) and clinical (infectious diseases and public health) research areas. Based on requirements stated in the Jefferson Vaccine Center Membership Guidelines, you should posses a unique mix of experience, skills and peer review funding that supports the Center in the area a vaccine research.

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Membership in the Vaccine Center is for a one-year renewable term and there is no membership fee, however, active participation is expected and not all applicants are guaranteed membership. The Jefferson Vaccine Center Membership Application Form, an NIH-style Biosketch and a short outline of your interest in the area of vaccines (restricted to 250 words or less) should be submitted to
Matthias.Schnell@jefferson.edu. The JVC Committee Board will meet and make their final decision on acceptance shortly after that date.

We look forward to having the opportunity to work with you and making the Jefferson Vaccine Center a success.

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New Funding for JVC Members

Dr. McGettigan, was awarded a four-year $1.5 million R01 grant from the NIH to extend his exciting work on the development of a novel, safe, and effective rabies virus vaccine.


A Team of Researchers from Fox Chase, Jefferson and Penn State Receive NIAID Grant for Viral Control. Both Dr. Luis Sigal and Dr. Eisenlohr are members of the JVC. The team to receive a total of approximately $2 million each year for the next five years. For more information ...


Dr. David Abraham received a five year R01 grant to study the development of a recombinant vaccine against human onchocerciasis.

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