08.02.12 : PHRI signs an exchange agreement with University of Chile.
The Public Health Research Institute (PHRI), represented by Executive director Dr. David Perlin, and Universidad Austral de Chile (Austral University of Chile, UACH), represented by the Dean, Dr. Victor Cubillos, signed an agreement facilitating the exchange of researchers between the two institutions. This new partnership between Chile and PHRI will provide students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty the ability to perform short visits between both institutions to conduct doctoral theses research, write joint grants, and initiate valuable scientific collaborations. UACH provides higher education in the areas of biochemistry, medicine, geology, and agronomy. In addition the university supports research on drug abuse and infectious diseases which including tuberculosis, HIV, and herpes.
The exchange of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty will be coordinated in PHRI by Dr. David Perlin and Dr. Eliseo Eugenin and in Chile by Dr. Ana Maria Sarraga and Dr. Carolina Otth. For further information, please contact Dr. Perlin or Dr. Eugenin. For specific information about UACH, visit their English web site.