The CIHR-UBC Training Program for Translational
Research in Infectious Diseases was funded by the
Institute of Infection and Immunity of the Canadian
Institute of Health Research (CIHR), as part of a
federal strategic training initiative to build
capacity within Canada.
The specific aims
of this training program were 1) to promote and strengthen
the national capacity for translational research
infectious diseases through an integrative training
program, 2) to raise the national standards in
health researchers, and 3) to cultivate and
facilitate transdisciplinary and translational
research in infectious diseases.
The TRID Program
aimed at bridging gaps among basic and clinical
epidemiology, and public health and preparing
scientists for interdisciplinary collaborative
Please see the notice here for news about the TRID Program
Opportunities: There are no longer any training
opportunities. Please see the Application section
for a record of opportunities that existed in
theTRID Program before
its closure, as of Sept 2008.
Note:No Undergraduate applications at this
time [May 2008]
see explanatory memo here for more information
about the status of PhD, MSc,
MD/PhD and PDF listings during 2008.