BIG Scholars Symposium

The University of Virginia (UVA) Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG) is inviting select PhD students nationwide for an all-expense paid opportunity to attend and present at the inaugural BIG Scholars Symposium. Join us for two days of talks, networking, and exploring scenic Charlottesville,Virginia.

When: Oct 23-25, 2022

Eligibility: STEM PhD students seeking a postdoctoral fellowship position in neuroimmunology within the next 16 months.

Application: Please send the following material to Dr. Elise Cope at by Sept 1, 2022:

  • CV
  • Presentation title and abstract
  • 250-500 word personal statement summarizing your research interests and career goals
  • A list of at least three
    UVA labs that you are interested in learning more about.

Application Deadline:
September 1, 2022