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Global Scholars - Ajith Parameswaran

Overview

Accelerating the careers of emerging research leaders worldwide

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help Scholars build their network and develop essential skills to become the next generation of research leaders. Researchers within the first five years of a full-time academic position from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply. Why apply to be a CIFAR Global Scholar? Watch our video

CIFAR invites exceptional early career researchers to participate in CIFAR's network of more than 400 researchers from over 22 countries, who together are pursuing answers to some of the most complex challenges facing the world today. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding, skills training, mentorship, and opportunities to collaborate with outstanding colleagues from diverse disciplines, positioning scholars as research leaders and agents of change..

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:

  •   $100,000 CAD in unrestricted research support
  •   A two-year term in a CIFAR research program, a global network of top-tier research leaders. Learn what it's like to be a CIFAR Fellow
  •   Opportunities to network, collaborate and form a community with colleagues from diverse disciplines
  •   Mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program
  •   Specialized leadership and communication skills training, and support to put their skills into action

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Eligibility

Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within the first five years of a full-time academic position. Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program.

NOTE: Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to apply.

How to apply

This year's call for applications is now closed. Sign up here for updates about the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program or contact us with any questions.

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

  • Adrian Liu

    Adrian Liu

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • McGill University
    • Canada
  • Ajith Parameswaran

    Ajith Parameswaran

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • International Center for International Science
    • India
  • HMB_AlexanderKwarteng

    Alexander Kwarteng

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
    • Ghana
  • BMC_AlonaFyshe

    Alona Fyshe

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • University of Alberta
    • Canada
  • Ami Citri

    Ami Citri

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    • Israel
  • Brian Dias

    Brian Dias

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • Emory University
    • United States
  • Carolina Tropini-BW

    Carolina Tropini

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • University of British Columbia
    • Canada
  • HMB_CorinneMauriceScholar

    Corinne Maurice

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • McGill University
    • Canada
  • BMC_CraigChapman

    Craig Chapman

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • University of Alberta
    • Canada
  • GEU_DarylHaggard

    Daryl Haggard

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • McGill University
    • Canada
  • Douglas Fowler

    Douglas Fowler

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • University of Washington
    • United States
  • Filip Van Opstal-BW

    Filip Van Opstal

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • University of Amsterdam
    • The Netherlands
  • BSE_GabrielaSchlauCohen

    Gabriela Schlau-Cohen

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • United States
  • Gerhard Kirchmair

    Gerhard Kirchmair

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • University of Innsbruck
    • Austria
  • Giulio Chiribella

    Giulio Chiribella

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • University of Oxford
    • United Kingdom
  • Hannah Carter

    Hannah Carter

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • University of California San Diego
    • United States
  • Haotian Wang-BW

    Haotian Wang

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • Rice University
    • United States
  • Hiutung Chu-BW

    Hiutung Chu

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • University of California San Diego
    • United States
  • Hyun Youk

    Hyun Youk

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • Delft University of Technology
    • The Netherlands
  • Iair Arcavi-BW

    Iair Arcavi

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • Tel Aviv University
    • Israel
  • Jean-Philippe Julien-BW

    Jean-Philippe Julien

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • Hospital for Sick Children
    • Canada
  • BSE_JeffreyWarren

    Jeffrey J. Warren

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • Simon Fraser University
    • Canada
  • Jennifer Zenker-BW

    Jennifer Zenker

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • Monash University
    • Australia
  • Jenny Yang

    Jenny Yang

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • University of California Irvine
    • United States
  • Jessica Metcalf

    Jessica L. Metcalf

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • Colorado State University
    • United States
  • LMB_JoelZylberberg

    Joel Zylberberg

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • York University
    • Canada
  • Joshua Shepherd-BW

    Joshua Shepherd

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • University of Barcelona
    • Carleton University
    • Canada
  • QM_JudyCha

    Judy Cha

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • Yale University
    • United States
  • BMC_KatherineMcAuliffe

    Katherine McAuliffe

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • Boston College
    • United States
  • HMB_KatherineAmato

    Katherine R. Amato

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • Northwestern University
    • United States
  • Khanh Huy Bui

    Khanh Huy Bui

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • McGill University
    • Canada
  • Kieran O'Donnell

    Kieran O'Donnell

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • McGill University
    • Canada
  • SS_KristiKenyon

    Kristi Kenyon

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • University of Winnipeg
    • Canada
  • SS_KristinLaurin

    Kristin Laurin

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • University of British Columbia
    • Canada
  • LMB_KyunghyunCho

    Kyunghyun Cho

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • New York University
    • United States
  • Lucina Q. Uddin

    Lucina Q. Uddin

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • University of Miami
    • United States
  • QM_LuyiYang

    Luyi Yang

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • University of Toronto
    • Canada
  • Maria Drout

    Maria R. Drout

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • University of Toronto
    • Canada
  • Megan Peters-BW

    Megan Peters

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • University of California Irvine
    • United States
  • Mikko Taipale

    Mikko Taipale

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • University of Toronto
    • Canada
  • NaamaGevaZatorsky_webbio

    Naama Geva-Zatorsky

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • Technion
    • Israel
  • IOG_NatalieBau

    Natalie Bau

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • University of California Los Angeles
    • Canada
  • BSE_NathanielGabor

    Nathaniel Gabor

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • University of California Riverside
    • United States
  • QIS_NirBarGill

    Nir Bar-Gill

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    • Israel
  • Prineha Narang

    Prineha Narang

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • Harvard University
    • United States
  • Raffaella Margutti-BW

    Raffaella Margutti

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • Northwestern University
    • United States
  • IOG_RaulSanchezdelaSierra

    Raul Sanchez de la Sierra

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018
    • University of California Berkeley
    • United States
  • Renee Hlozek-BW

    Renée Hložek

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • University of Toronto
    • Canada
  • IOG_SaraLowes

    Sara Lowes

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • Bocconi University
    • Italy
  • Sarah Burke-Spolaor

    Sarah Burke-Spolaor

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • West Virginia University
    • United States
  • Tal Korem-BW

    Tal Korem

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • Columbia University
    • United States
  • QIS_ThomasVidick

    Thomas Vidick

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2017-2019
    • California Institute of Technology
    • United States
  • Wei Zhang-BW

    Wei Zhang

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • University of Guelph
    • Canada
  • Ximin He-BW

    Ximin He

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2019-2021
    • University of California Los Angeles
    • United States
  • Yaniv Ziv

    Yaniv Ziv

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • Weizmann Institute of Science
    • Israel
  • Yogi Surendranath

    Yogesh Surendranath

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • United States
  • Yue Wa

    Yue Wan

    • CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2018-2020
    • Genome Institute of Singapore
    • Singapore
  • This program is generously supported by the Azrieli Foundation and the Love Family Leadership Development Fund.

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