Travel Award Program

The BU-BMC Cancer Center will provide partial support ($500 per trainee) for up to two trainees working in the area of cancer research to attend a conference or meeting.  Awards are restricted to those presenting a poster or talk at the conference or meeting.  Eligible trainees (graduate students, postdoctoral associates, postdoctoral fellows) must work in the lab of and/or be mentored by a Cancer Center member.

Recipients

Spring 2020 
Susanna de Geus, MD, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine
Mentor/Sponsor: Jennifer Tseng, MD
American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
 
 

Jess Floro
Boston University School of Medicine
Mentor/Sponsor: Rachel Flynn, PhD
The Bermuda Principles Meeting on Transcriptomics
 
 

Vishal K. Gupta, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Mentor/Sponsor: J. Mark Sloan, MD
American Society of Hematology Meeting
 
 

Spring 2019:
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

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

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

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

Hannah Peterson, Graduate Student
Mentor/Sponsor: 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 (rlflynn@bu.edu ● 617 358 4666).