JD Williams

This grant was established in memory of John David Williams who served the society since 1977 (Associate Secretary 1977-78); Secretary-General 1979-89; President 1989-93). JD Williams was also the first Editor-in-Chief of the society’s journal, International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.

The two highest scoring abstracts submitted from countries with limited resources via ISAC's Young Investigator Travel Award application process will be awarded the Tom Bergan Memorial Award and the John David Williams Memorial Award in memory of two former Presidents of ISAC.

 

2022 Awardee 

Zhilian Huang

Research Fellow, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Abstract

Determinants of antibiotic expectation and receipt among patients presenting to emergency departments with upper respiratory tract infection during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Future Grants

Applications for the next Tom Bergan awardee are open - submit your application for an ISAC Young Investigator Award to be eligible.

Each successful awardee will be give a grant towards the costs of their travel to the ICC and their hotel accommodation as well as free Congress registration. The two highest scoring abstracts submitted via the ISAC Young Investigator Travel Award application process from countries with limited resources will be awarded the Tom Bergan Memorial Award and the John David Williams Memorial Award.

Nomination Procedure

Applications are invited from members of ISAC Member Societies who are under the age of 35 at the time of the Congress. Applicants must be the presenting author. Applications will be invited when abstract submission opens.
Once you have submitted your abstract, please provide the following:
• A letter of application
• A copy of your abstract(s) and abstract number(s)
• Proof of membership status; letter or email from Member Society President/Secretariat
• A short CV
• A copy of your passport
The above should be sent electronically to the ISAC Secretariat (secretariat@ISAC.world). Successful applicants will be notified as soon after the deadline as possible.

Kenji Ota (Japan)

Solithromycin Inhibits MUC5AC Production Induced by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenza in Human Airway Epithelial Cells.

 

Kenji Ota was presented with the John David Williams Memorial Grant at the 30th ICC in Taiwan.