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Travel Awards

Information on travel awards provided by The University of Rochester Graduate Women In Science (GWIS)

Application deadlines are November 15th and April 15th. You must be a graduate student in years 1 through 5 and an active participant in GWIS. Travel will be sponsored on the basis of scientific merit and need.

Application Process:

  1. Submit a completed Application Form along with a copy of your C.V., and copies of your peer-reviewed publications to Stephanie Scoville
  2. Request that your Ph.D. mentor and one of your Ph.D. advisory committee members each forward a letter of reference to Stephanie Scoville.

A one-page follow-up report from travel awardees is required within one month after travel is completed. This should be submitted to Stephanie Scoville.

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Alexis Stein Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Monday, October 28, 2013

Alexis Stein, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Elaine Sia lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended attend the 26th International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology in Frankfurt am Main, Germany from August 29th to September 3rd. View her Travel report followup.

Xuan Li Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Quan Li

Xuan Li, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Dirk Bohmann lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the 2013 meeting Mechanisms of Eukaryotic Transcription that was held August 27th to 31st at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories in Long Island, New York. View her Travel report followup.

Sarah Loerch Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Sarah Loerch, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Clara Kielkopf lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the 2013 biennial meeting on Eukaryotic mRNA Processing held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories (CSHL), New York. View her Travel report followup.

Katie Lannan Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, August 23, 2013

Katie Lannan, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Richard Phipps's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended 100th Annual International Conference of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) from May 2nd to 7th in Honolulu, Hawaii. View her Travel report followup.

Joanne Lim Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Monday, December 31, 2012

Joanne Lim, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Edith Lord's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and gave a poster presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference on Tumor Immunology, that was held in Miami, FL, from December 2nd to 5th, 2012. View her Travel report followup.

Wenhua Wang Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Wenhua Wang, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Clara Kielkopf's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and gave a poster presentation at the 2012 American Crystallographic Association (ACA) Meeting in Boston, MA. View her Travel report followup.

Meghan Bushway Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, June 29, 2012

Meghan Bushway, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Shawn Murphy's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and gave a poster presentation at the Joint International Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI) and the European Society for Reproductive Immunology (ESRI) from May 31 - June 2, 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. View her Travel report followup.

Bethany Winans Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Bethany Winans, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. B. Paige Lawrence's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and gave a poster presentation at the Prenatal Programming and Toxicity III (PPTOXIII) Conference this May 14-16 in Paris, France. View her Travel report followup.

Brenda Cadiz-Rivera Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, June 10, 2011

Brenda Cadiz-Rivera, a 5th year graduate student in Dr. Michael Bulger's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She will attend the Epigenetics Gordon Research Conference in Easton, Massachusetts where she plans to present a poster on her research. Brenda is also a recipient of the Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship to support her participation at this conference. View her Travel report followup.

Sharon Pepenella Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, June 10, 2011

Sharon Pepenella, a 5th year graduate student in Dr. Jeffrey Hayes's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She will attend the 30th Summer Symposium in Molecular Biology in University Park, Pennsylvania where she plans to present a poster on her research. View her Travel report followup.

Krystle McLaughlin Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Krystle McLaughlin, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Clara Kielkopf's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and the American Crystallographic Society Meeting in Chicago, Illinois where she presented her work as part of the Etter Student Lecture Award. View her Travel report followup.

Mercedes Szpunar Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Mercedes Szpunar, a 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Edward Brown's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. Mercedes attended and presented a poster at the 2010 Days of Molecular Medicine Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden. View her Travel report followup.

Amy Tsurumi Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Amy Tsurumi, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Willis Li's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the 52nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego, California. View her Travel report followup.

Karen Chiang Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Karen Chiang, a 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Patrick Holland's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and gave an oral presentation at the Fall 2009 National American Chemical Society (ACS) Conference in Washington, DC.

Hristina Nedelkovska Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Monday, June 1, 2009

Hristina Nedelkovska , a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Jacques Robert's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and gave an oral presentation at the 11th Congress of the International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology (ISDCI) in Prague, Czech Republic. View her Travel report followup.

Su Jun Lim Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Su Jun Lim, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Willis Li's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and presented a poster at the 51st Drosophila Conference in Washington, D.C. View her Travel report followup.

Meghan Clark Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Meghan Clark, a 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Patrick Holland's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and presented a poster at the Bioinorganic Gordon Research Seminar in Ventura, California. View her Travel report followup.

Lisa Carlson Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, August 1, 2008

Lisa Carlson, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Todd Krauss's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and gave an oral presentation at the SPIE Conference in San Diego, California. View her Travel report followup.

Sarah Bowman Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, August 1, 2008

Sarah Bowman, a 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Kara Bren's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and gave an oral presentation at the American Chemical Society Fall National Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Lidza Kalifa Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Lidza Kalifa, a 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Elaine Sia's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and presented a poster at the Gordon Research Conference on Mutagenesis in Oxford, United Kingdom. View her Travel report followup.

Melanie Preston Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Melanie Preston, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Eric Phizicky's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and gave an oral presentation at the annual RNA Society Meeting in Berlin, Germany. View her Travel report followup.

Ana Goyos Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, February 1, 2008

Ana Goyos, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Jacques Robert's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and presented a poster at the NK & NKT Cell Biology Keystone Symposia in Keystone, Colorado. View her Travel report followup.

Amy Ensign Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Amy Ensign, a 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Todd Krauss's and Dr. Kara Bren's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and presented a poster at the International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry in Vienna, Austria. View her Travel report followup.

Sally Rocks Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Sally Rocks, a 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Patrick Holland's and Dr. Timothy Machonkin's labs received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and presented a poster at the International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry in Vienna, Austria. View her Travel report followup.

Margaret Holland Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, June 1, 2007

Margaret Holland, a 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Peter Veazie's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended and presented a poster and oral presentation at the annual Academy Health Research Meeting in Orlando, Florida. View her Travel report followup.