Travel Award Program

The BU-BMC Cancer Center provides partial support ($500 per trainee) for up to two trainees working in the area of cancer research to attend a conference or meeting. Congratulations to the 2019 travel award recipients listed below.


Justin K. Lui, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
Boston University School of Medicine

Mentor/Sponsor: Mark Grinstaff
American Thoracic Society Meeting

Anup Tank, Graduate Student
College of Engineering, CRC

Mentor/Sponsor: Darren Roblyer
AACR Annual Meeting


Past Recipients

Spring 2018 Recipients:
David Jenkins, Graduate Student
Mentor: W. Evan Johnson, Medical Campus
22nd International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB) 2018

Jiarui Zhang, Graduate Student
Mentors: Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Medical Campus
Early Detection Research Network (EDRN) Conference

Spring 2017 Recipients:
Kevin Chandler, Postdoctoral fellow
Mentor: Catherine Costello, Medical Campus
Gordon Research Conference on “Glycan Function and Structure from Nucleus to Niche”

Hannah Peterson, Graduate student
Mentor: Darren Roblyer, Charles River Campus
AACR Annual Meeting 2017

For additional details of the program and instructions for submitting your application for a travel award please contact Rachel Flynn, Assistant Professor ( ● 617 358 4666).