Vittoria Colizza selected for the ERC Starting Grant Dec. 20, 2007

The European Research Council has named Vittoria Colizza one of the 201 recipients of a Starting Independent Career Grant, out of a total of 9167 proposals received.

ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grants aim to support up-and-coming research leaders who are about to establish or consolidate a proper research team and to start conducting independent research in Europe.

The grant will provide 5 years of funding to support the EpiFor project and to establish a new team of research at the host institution, ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy. Vittoria Colizza will conduct research activities on Complexity and predictability of epidemics: toward a computational infrastructure for epidemic forecasts.