Calling all emerging HIV investigators

at UC San Diego, VA San Diego Healthcare / Veterans’ Medical Research Foundation, Scripps Research, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, and the SBP Discovery Institute!

Each year the San Diego Center for AIDS Research (SD CFAR) recognizes an outstanding early stage (emerging) investigator based on abstract submissions. In 2018, all abstracts accepted for our Annual Research Day submitted by emerging investigators were entered into the competition and a winner selected. This year . . .

All emerging HIV investigators at SD CFAR institutions are invited to submit their best abstract written in 2019!

We are happy to consider brand new abstracts for upcoming conferences or papers, or existing abstracts written for grant proposals, papers, conferences, or other purposes. An emerging HIV investigator at one of the SD CFAR institutes must be named as first or senior author. One submission per investigator, previous award recipients not eligible.

Abstracts are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 15, by email to

See webpage for details and submission form.

The winner will be announced at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 9, at a meeting of the SD CFAR Core Directors.

The prize: Bragging rights on your CV and a $200 gift certificate to the UC San Diego Bookstore!


See the Rising Star webpage or email

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