The American Society for 

Reproductive Immunology

Braverman Reproductive Immunology Research Grant

The American Society for Reproductive Immunology is pleased to announce the Braverman Reproductive Immunology Research Grant.  

This competition is designed to recognize emerging research in the field of Reproductive Immunology that leads to clinical application.  

Award Amount

$15,000 annually from the Braverman Foundation


  • Investigators should hold a faculty rank of instructor, assistant professor or equivalent and should be within seven years of their terminal training.
  • Topic of research should be within reproductive immunology with clinical emphasis, and, if basic science, with translational application.
  • Applicants should be ASRI members.
  • The grant winner will be announced during the ASRI annual meeting
  • The grant winner should present their work in the following year’s annual meeting of the ASRI (Braverman Research Award lecture).

How to Apply

Potential applicants must submit all application materials electronically by FEBRUARY 15, 2020. EXTENDED TO MARCH 1


All inquiries regarding this application should be directed to Karen Gottlieb at

Required Application Materials

  1. A three-page proposal written in abbreviated NIH grant format (1 page of Specific Aims, a 1 page maximum statement of Background and Significance and Preliminary Data and 1 page of Experimental Design and Methods). The font should be Arial 11.
  2. A cover letter from the applicant and a letter of support from his or her mentor or department head.
  3. NIH format CV/biosketch of the applicant, including funding record. Max. 4 pages.
  4. Brief budget and justification, including a brief statement of need and other financial resources available to the applicant (max. 1 page). *This award does not provide salary support or indirect costs. 

2019 Award Recipient

2019 Sylvie Girard, University of Montreal

Past Award Recipients

2018 Jun Lei, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2017 Caterina Tiozzo, NYU Winthrop Hospital

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