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Latin America Bioimaging will provide financial support for training and career development activities. Three programs are offered to improve bioimaging capacities in Latin America, maximizing the education and training resources available in the region and broadening access to them.

The call for applications is aimed at individuals who are registered LABI members and reside in Latin America. It will be held annually during the period 2023-2025 and will be financed with funds granted by The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

2nd Call 2024 opens on July

Program 1

Travel grants to attend Bioimaging courses Aimed at users and researchers.
AIM

To promote access to bioimaging training for users and researchers residing in Latin America.

Description

LABI will partially cover the costs for attending a specialized course in any Bioimaging topic.

As a way of promoting cooperation and fostering a regional community building, priority will be given to international courses to be held within Latin America. Local-national courses may also be considered. Courses to be held outside the region can only be considered under justified needs.

All applications must justify the choice of the course selected, the specific need for training, funding and the expected impact on the applicant’s individual career and local community.

For more information contact: latambioimaging@gmail.com



Program 2

Travel grants to attend Bioimaging courses Aimed at staff of bioimaging service units.
AIM

To promote access to bioimaging training for imaging facility staff in Latin America.

Description

LABI will contribute to partially cover the necessary costs for attending a specialized course in any Bioimaging topic, specifically including those focused on improving the management and performance of imaging facilities

As a way of promoting cooperation and fostering a regional community building, priority will be given to international courses to be held within Latin America. Local-national courses may also be considered. Courses to be held outside the region can only be considered under justified needs.

All applications must justify the choice of the course selected, the specific need for training, funding and the expected impact on the applicant’s individual career and local community.

For more information contact: latambioimaging@gmail.com



Program 3

Travel grants for professional development and connection of Imaging Facilities in Latin America. Aimed at staff of bioimaging service units.
AIM

To promote the professional development of Imaging Facilities staff through a personalized work experience in another imaging facility. Encourage networking and promote potential collaborations between Latin American Imaging Facilities.

Description

LABI will contribute to partially cover the required expenses to visit an imaging facility for 1-2 weeks. This experience will allow program participants to learn new aspects related to the facility management and use, such as: user access, quality management, software tools, image data storage and analysis, facility organization, new technologies, among others.

As a way of promoting cooperation and fostering regional community building, priority will be given to international exchanges to be held within Latin America. Local-national exchanges may also be considered. Exchanges to be held outside the region can only be considered under justified needs.

All applications must justify the choice of the imaging facility selected, the specific need for training, funding, the expected impact on individual training, on the applicant’s imaging facility and on the applicant’s local community.

For more information contact: latambioimaging@gmail.com



Click on each program to learn more about its characteristics and application guidelines.

Applicants must be registered in LABI at the time of application. Registration has no associated cost and can be done through our website.