Pump Priming Training Awards - Awardees

You can find out more about what training opportunities we have supported.


Dr Ritu Amatya
Head of Microbiology Department
Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Training placement  at the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) in South Korea
To experience hands on training on cholera Vibriocidal Assay and Typhoid IgG ELISA.



Dr Achut Barakoti
Clinical Microbiologist
Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Attendance at Vaccinology for Public Health & Clinical Practice in 21st Century

Dr Achut Barakoti


Dr Birendra Prasad Gupta
Assistant Professor
Tropical Disease Research Unit, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Training visit to International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, South Korea 
To expand knowledge of work on bacterial vaccine clinical trial protocol design to build on existing expertise.

Birendra Prasad Gupta


Dr Kan Kaneko
Post-doc Researcher
Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Training visit to Instituto Butantan, Brazil 
To work on antigen production and preparation with a view to further collaborative research on novel vaccine formulations.

Kan Keneko

Ms Giuliana de Oliveira
Masters Student, Instituto Butantan, Brazil

Training placement at the Liverpool School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
To study functional assays for the detection of protective antibodies induced by novel vaccines against Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Giuliana Oliveira[1]