Apply Now to Receive Travel Grants for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2020!


Tshering Lama-Sherpa, Graduate Research Assistant
University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA

Katja Eloranta, PhD Student
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Vrushank Bhatt, PhD Candidate
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA

Elena Mariotto, Post Doctoral Research Fellow
University of Padova, Padova, Italy

Dinesh Kumar Tiwari, PhD
Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
Cristabelle De Souza, PhD Candidate
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, USA

Swarnima Singh, Medical Biochemist
Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, India

Alisa Zhilin-Roth, PhD Student
University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, USA

Arianna Bertossi, Postdoc
University of Trento, Trento, Italy

Uttara Saran, Postdoctoral Associate
University of Louisville, Louisville, USA

Previous Recipients

Year Name Position Location
2018 Joseph Sahakian Graduate Researcher Notre Dame University, Beirut, Lebanon
2018 Siu Hon Lam Elaine PhD Candidate Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2018 Ann Hanna Graduate Research Assistant University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
2018 Shu-Mei Chen Assistant Professor Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
2018 Lawrence Andrews   University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2018 Sarah Nersesian MSc Candidate Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
2018 Uttam Yes Tambar Postdoctoral Fellow UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
2018 Charlotte Mintie   University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
2018 David Yang Graduate Student University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
2018 Peter Kim PhD Candidate Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
2017 Dimple Bhatia Clinician Lab Scientist Mumbai, INDIA
2017 Shujie Yang Research Assistant Professor Iowa City IA, USA
2017 Darina Siegmund Graduate Student Tübingen, GERMANY
2017 Keith Rennier Postdoctoral Research Scholar St. Louis MO, USA
2017 Marta Castiglia Post Doctoral Fellow Palermo, ITALY
2017 Gagan Chhabra Research Associate Madison WI, USA
2017 Tanuka Biswas Post Doctoral Fellow Stanford CA, USA
2017 Sofia Karkampouna Post Doctoral Fellow Bern, SWITZERLAND
2017 Nathaniel Boyd Graduate Student Birmingham AL, USA
2017 Donghwa Kim Research Assistant Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA
2016 Jai-Hyun Kim Research Scientist Orange CA, USA
2016 Melissa LaBonte Wilson Lecturer Belfast, UNITED KINGDOM
2016 Rahul Gosavi Senior Research Fellow Mumbai, INDIA
2016 Amanda Muñoz Graduate Research Assistant San Antonio TX, USA
2016 Isaac Harris Postdoctoral Fellow Brookline MA, USA
2016 Brian Booth Research Assistant Professor Clemson SC, USA
2016 Hee Jin Lee Senior Clinical Instructor Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA
2016 Wadie Mahauad-Fernandez Graduate Research Assistant Iowa City IA, USA
2016 Luis Reyes PhD Student Mexico City, MEXICO
2016 Sarah Maritan Undergraduate Student Kingston, CANADA
2015 Rebekka Williams Ph.D. Student Randwick, Australia
2015 Abid Hamid Visiting Researcher Madison WI, USA
2015 Hanan Niaz PhD Student Sheffield, United Kingdom
2015 Zoltan Wiener Postdoctoral Fellow Helsinki, Finland
2015 Maggie Louie Associate Professor San Rafael CA, USA
2015 Aladin Haimovici Ph.D. Student Bern, Switzerland
2015 Bolanie Musa Lecturer/Researcher Zaria, Nigeria
2015 Hojoon Lee Postdoctoral Fellow Stanford CA, USA
2015 Barry Hudson Assistant Professor Miami FL, USA
2015 Kayla Goliwas Graduate Student Birmingham AL, USA
2014 Yue Zhao Postdoctoral Researcher Universitatsklinik Magdeburg A.oe.R., Germany
2014 Archana Vijaya Kumar Graduate Student UniKlinikum, Muenster, Germany
2014 Cindy Zuleger Postdoctoral Researcher University of Wisconsin, USA
2014 Paolo Ettore Porporato Postdoctoral Researcher UCL, Louvain Medical School, Belgium
2014 Bongkiyung Donald Buri Student School of Medicine, Moi University, Kenya
2014 Cidi Chen Research Assistant Professor Boston University School of Medicine, USA
2014 Karen Bussard Postdoctoral Fellow Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA
2014 Jasmine George Research Intern University of Wisconsin, USA
2014 Ariadna Giró Perafita PhD Universitat de Girona, Spain
2014 Thiruchelvam Kariharan Postdoctoral Researcher University of Alabama, USA

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Travel grants will be awarded to support attendance at AACR 2020 held in San Diego, CA, April 24-29 2020 and no other event.
  2. All applications must be submitted to Bio-Techne via the online application by December 31, 2019.
  3. Any researcher from an academic or non-profit institution is eligible to apply (technicians, PhD/graduate students, post-docs, principal investigators).
  4. Authorship on an abstract at AACR 2020 is not required.
  5. Applicants must complete the application form in full.
  6. Travel grants will not be awarded to employees of for-profit organizations (i.e. biotech or pharmacological companies).
  7. Travel grant recipients will be determined via a random drawing by Bio-Techne.
  8. The recipients will be contacted by email in January 2020 and also announced online.
  9. Travel grants will be paid to the laboratory of the award recipient's principal investigator via the parent university or institution. If paid directly to the PI of the lab, taxes may apply.
  10. Proof of attendance at AACR 2020 will be required prior to travel grant payment.
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