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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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Amber Cutter Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, December 18, 2015

Amber Cutter

Amber Cutter, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Jeffrey Hayes’s lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the 37th Annual Asilomar Chromatin, Chromosomes and Epigenetics Conference in Pacific Grove, CA on December 10-13, 2015. View her Travel report followup.

Kelli Connolly Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Kelli Connolly

Kelli Connolly, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Scott Gerber’s lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the April 2016 Keystone Symposium on Myeloid Cells (D3) at Ireland's National Event Center in Killarney, Ireland. View her Travel report followup.

Jennifer Judge Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Jennifer Judge

Jennifer Judge, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Patricia Sime’s lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the American Thoracic Society Meeting in San Francisco, CA. The meeting was held from May 15-20, 2016 and was attended by 17,000 people. View her Travel report followup.

Taylor Moon Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Taylor Moon

Taylor Moon, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Michael R. Elliott’s lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the Gordon Research Seminar and Gordon Research Conference on Phosphorylation and G-Protein Mediated Signaling Networks. The conference took place in Biddeford, ME from June 4th – 10th. View her Travel report followup.

Cara Brand Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Cara Brand

Cara Brand, a 5th year graduate student in Dr. Daven Presgraves' lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the Annual meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) in Vienna, Austria from July 12th - 16th. View her Travel report followup.

Stephanie Daifuku Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Friday, September 4, 2015

Stephanie Daifuku, a 4th year graduate student in Michael L. Neidig's lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the 250th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in Boston, MA from August 16-20, 2015. View her Travel report followup.

Christina Brule Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Christina Brule

Christina Brule, a 5th year graduate student in the Grayhack Lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the 20th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society in Madison, Wisconsin from May 26-31 2015. View her Travel report followup.

Aditi Murthy Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Kelli Connolly

Aditi Murthy, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Edith Lord’s lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the annual American Association of Immunologist (AAI) conference in Seattle WA from May 13-17th, 2016. View her Travel report followup.