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Reducing the Impact of Infectious Diseases by Supporting Trans-Disciplinary Academic Research

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY: Information and messages about Coronavirus

The University of Virginia continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find UVA's messages and other public health resources and guidance

A State of Emergency Has Been Declared for Virginia in Response to COVID-19


GIDI Proposal Planning Grants

The GIDI proposal planning grant mechanism supports existing teams to submit a complex, multi-project proposal for extramural funding. Some of these teams may be prior GIDI seed grant recipients.

Funding applications for 2020 will open in late 2019.


Proposal Planning Grant Awardees

The goal of the GIDI iGrant Program is to support innovative, impactful research conducted by individuals. Consistent with GIDI's mission, these projects will promote trans-disciplinary research and extend GIDI's national and international footprint in infectious disease research.


  • Christopher Moore (SOM)
  • Jessica Keim-Malpass (SON)
  • Mark Conaway (SOM)
  • Scott Heysell (SOM)
  • Tania Thomas (SOM)