Travel Award

The Graduate Student Travel Award is given in honor of Vernon S. Bishop, Ph.D., Chairman of the Department of Physiology 1992 – 2003.

The Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology will grant travel awards to eligible Students and Postdoctoral Fellows to present their research at national scientific conferences.

Deadline:

Applications for the competitive awards will be evaluated in two cycles: Fall semester (due September 1st) and Spring semester (due February 1st). One award (up to $1,000) will be granted each cycle.

To Apply for Students:

Visit the following link to complete the online application and upload your CV – https://seam.ly/JUJDtCCV. Your C.V. should include a list of publications, awards, memberships in scientific societies and details of service to the school.

Eligibility:

  • The student must be in the Physiology track,  the Physiology/Pharmacology discipline OR a graduate student (any track/discipline) working in the lab of a Physiology Primary Faculty member
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be the presenting author on a scientific abstract at the meeting for which you are requesting an award

To Apply for Postdoctoral Fellows:

Visit the following link to complete the online application and upload your CV – https://seam.ly/59mVZ5ui. Your C.V. should include a list of publications, awards, memberships in scientific societies and details of service to the school.

 Eligibility:

  • Be a Postdoc employed by the Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology OR a Postdoc working in the lab of a faculty member whose primary academic appointment is within the Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology.
  • Be the presenting author on a scientific abstract at the meeting for which you are applying.

Previous Graduate Student Award Winners

  • Spring 2018 – Tara Barron
  • Fall 2017 – Ngoni Madungwe
  • Spring 2017 – Chris Tschumi
  • Fall 2016 – Xi (Stephen) Chen
  • Spring 2016 – Tabitha Kreko
  • Fall 2015 Jie Zhang
  • Spring 2015 – Mateen Haroon
  • Fall 2014 Rebekah Mahoney
  • No Spring 2014
  • Fall 2013 – Crystal Archer
  • Spring 2013 – Elena Wisely

Previous Postdoctoral Fellow Recipients:

  • Spring 2018 – Jonathan Berman
  • Fall 2017- Chase Carver
  • Spring 2017 – Lee Gilman
  • Fall 2016 – Jorge Azpurua
  • Spring 2016 – Audrey Hager
  • Fall 2015 – Rosa Mino
  • Spring 2015 – Rheaclare Fraser
  • Fall 2014 – Elisabeth Piccart
  • Spring 2014 – Emmanuelle Berret
  • No Fall 2013
  • Spring 2013 – Vladslav Bugay