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2015 SRC Awards

The following awards have been made possible by organizers of the listed conferences. If the SRC you are interested in is not listed below, no awards are available at this time. Any and all awards will be posted when made available by the organizers. For eligibility requirements please see the award description.


Ion Channel Regulation
June 28-July 3, 2015. Big Sky, Montana.


GSK Neuroscience Discovery Awards

Four (4) awards valued at $1500 each will be given to two junior faculty and two postdoctoral fellows.

Eligibility: Applicant must be an Assistant Professor or equivalent, or postdoctoral fellows and submit a first-author abstract to present at the conference.

Application requirements: Applicants must pay for the registration fee and all travel expenses in advance of the conference.  At the time of registration, applicants must submit a CV and a first-author abstract.  The applicant must submit a letter explaining how they will benefit from attending the conference and how receiving a GSK Neuroscience Discovery Award will help. This letter and a copy of the registered abstract should be emailed directly to the conference organizer, Dr. Amy Lee (amy-lee@uiowa.edu).  Recipients will be required to present a short talk at the conference.

GSK Award Deadline: May 20, 2015

Award announcement: Recipients will be notified by June 3, 2015. Awards will be announced at the conference and a check will be mailed the recipients within 30 days of the end of the conference.

 

Trainee Travel Awards

A limited number of travel awards valued at $500 each. The number and size of the awards may increase depending on the success of ongoing fund raising.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a current graduate student or postdoctoral trainee in good standing and submit a first-author abstract to present at the conference. 

Application requirements: Applicants must pay for the registration fee and all travel expenses in advance of the conference.  At the time of registration, applicants must submit a CV and a first-author abstract.  To apply for the travel award, the applicant must submit a letter explaining how they will benefit from attending the conference and how receiving a travel award will help. In addition, a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s mentor is required. These letters should be emailed directly to the conference organizer, Dr. Amy Lee (amy-lee@uiowa.edu).  Recipients will be required to present a short talk at the conference.

Travel Award Deadline: May 17, 2015

Award announcement: Recipients will be notified by June 3, 2015. Awards will be announced at the conference and a check will be mailed the recipients within 30 days of the end of the conference.


Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Dynamics in Health, Disease and Aging
May 17 – 22, 2015. Palm Beach, Florida.

Trainee Travel Awards

A limited number of travel awards valued at $500 each. The number and size of the awards may increase depending on the success of ongoing fund raising.

Eligibility: Applicant must be an Assistant Professor or equivalent, Postdoctoral Fellow or Graduate Student and submit a first-author abstract to present at the conference.

Application Requirements: Applicants must pay for the registration fee and all travel expenses in advance of the conference.  At the time of registration, applicants must submit a CV and a first-author abstract.  To apply for the travel award, the applicant must submit a letter explaining how they will benefit from attending the conference and how receiving a travel award will help. For Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students, a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s mentor is required. These letters should be emailed directly to the conference organizers, Drs. Grazia Isaya (isaya@mayo.edu) and Liza Pon (lap5@columbia.edu).  Recipients will be required to present a short talk at the conference.

Travel Award Deadline: March 31, 2015

Award Announcement: Recipients will be notified at the meeting. Awards will be announced at the conference and a check will be mailed the recipients within 30 days of the end of the conference 



Mitosis: Spindle Assembly and Function
June 21-26, 2015. Big Sky, Montana.

Travel Award

A limited number of travel awards valued at $200-$500 each. The number and size of the awards may increase depending on the success of ongoing fund raising.

Eligibility: Recipients will be current graduate students, postdoctoral trainees or assistant professors in good standing who submit a first-author abstract to present at the conference. Awards will be given to those presenters of abstracts selected by the organizers to give short talks at the conference. No application is required for these travel awards.

Award announcement: Recipients will be notified by May 27, 2015. Awards will be announced at the conference and a check will be mailed to the recipients within 30 days of the end of the conference.

 

Molecular Pathogenesis: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease
July 12-17, 2015. Keystone, Colorado. 

Trainee Travel Awards

Travel Awards:  A minimum of two (2) awards of $500 USD. The number and/or size of awards may increase depending on the success of ongoing fund raising.

Eligibility and Application Requirements: Applicant must be a current graduate student or postdoctoral trainee in good standing and submit a first-author abstract to present at the conference.  Applicant must pay the registration fee and all travel expenses in advance of the conference.  At the time of registration, trainees must submit a CV and abstract.  To apply for the travel award, applicant must submit a letter explaining how they will benefit from attending and how their participation will contribute to the conference. In addition, a letter of recommendation from the trainee’s mentor must be submitted. All letters should be emailed directly to the conference organizer, Dr. John Leong (john.leong@tufts.edu).

Travel Award Deadline:
 Preference will be given to requests completed by the deadline of May 16, 2015.

Award Announcement:
Awards will be announced at the conference and a check will be mailed to the recipients within 30 days of the end of the conference.



Molecular, Structural & Clinical Aspects of Vitamin K and Vitamin K-Dependent Proteins
July 12-17, 2015. Itasca, IL.

Trainee Travel Awards

A minimum of one (1) award of $500 USD. The number and/or size of awards may increase depending on the success of ongoing fundraising.

Eligibility and Application Requirements: Applicant must be a current graduate student or postdoctoral trainee and submit a first-author abstract.  Applicant must pay the registration fee and all travel expenses in advance of the conference.  To apply for the travel award, applicant must submit a letter explaining how they will benefit from attending the conference and how their participation will contribute to the conference. All letters should be e-mailed directly to  Meghan Faherty (meghan.faherty@tufts.edu). 

Travel Award Deadline: Preference will be given to requests completed by the deadline of May 15, 2015.

Award Announcement: Awards will be announced at the conference and a check will be mailed to the recipients within 30 days of the end of the conference.



Origins and Benefits of Biologically Active Compounds in Human Milk
July 19 - 24, 2015

Trainee Travel Awards

Travel awards of $500 USD each will be given to a minimum of ten (10) students and trainees to actively participate in the conference. The number of awards may increase depending on the success of ongoing fundraising.

Eligibility and Application Requirements: Applicant must be a current  graduate student or postdoctoral trainee and submit a first-author abstract. Applicant must pay the registration fee and all travel expenses in advance of the conference.  To apply for the travel award, applicant must submit a letter explaining how they will benefit from attending the conference and how their participation will contribute to the conference. All letters should be e-mailed directly to the conference organizer, Dr. Lars Bode (lbode@ucsd.edu).

Application Deadline: June 7, 2015

Scholarship Notification: Recipients will be notified by June 21, 2015 and a check will be mailed within 30 days of the end of the conference.




TGF-beta Superfamily: Signaling in Development and Disease
July 12 – 17, 2015. Snowmass, Colorado


The Anita Roberts Memorial Scholarships

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has provided two (2) scholarships valued at $1,200 each in memory of Dr. Anita Roberts, who co-discovered transforming growth factor-beta. Awards will be presented to one graduate student and one postdoctoral fellow.

Eligibility
:  Applicants must be a current graduate student or postdoctoral fellow in good standing and have submitted a first-author abstract to present at the conference.

Application Requirements: To be considered, each applicant is required to submit a cover letter, a copy of the registered abstract, a CV and a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s mentor to the conference chair Dr. Aristidis Moustakas, (aris.moustakas@imbim.uu.se).  Please note applicants must pay for the registration fee and all travel expenses in advance of the conference.  

Application Deadline
: May 31, 2015

Scholarship Notification:
Recipients will be notified by June 14, 2015 and a check will be mailed within 30 days of the end of the conference.

 




FASEB - MARC Travel Awards
The FASEB Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) travel awards enable underrepresented graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty members in the biomedical and behavioral sciences to participate in Science Research Conferences*. The program was previously referred to as the Minority Access to Research Careers. Our aim is to strengthen and expand the research training opportunities for trainees and faculty members in academic/research from underrepresented groups. We encourage all attendees from qualified underrepresented groups to visit FASEB-SRC MARC for more information on award eligibility and requirements.

* SRCs held at non-US locations are not eligible for MARC Travel Awards.


If you have any questions please contact Sherri-Gae Scott, Ph.D. at sgscott@faseb.org 

 


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