Apply Now to Receive Travel Grants for 2020 from Bio-Techne

Bio-Techne is proud to offer a monthly travel grant to the meeting of your choice in 2020! Apply by filling out the survey below and at the end of each month, Bio-Techne will select 1 recipient for a $1000 travel grant to the conference of their choice. Proof of attendance is required, see terms and conditions. All applicant submissions remain eligible for each subsequent month through the end of 2020. *UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19: No travel grants will be paid until travel and events are back to regular schedules. We will continue to select monthly recipients, but the checks will be postponed.

Application window open:
January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020

Recipients announced:
Previous month announced within first 10 days of each month


2020 Recipients

February 2020
Hiba Chaudhry
PhD Student
Kings College London

January 2020
Shilpa Tejpal
Postdoctoral Fellow
Imperial College London

Past Winners

Go Everywhere with Bio-Techne




Terms and Conditions:

  1. Travel grants will be awarded to support attendance to any scientific conference with dates through December 2020.
  2. All applications must be submitted to Bio-Techne via the online application before the last day of each month in 2020 to be eligible for the previous month’s drawing.
  3. All applicants submissions remain eligible for each subsequent month through the end of 2020.
  4. A maximum of 10 applications may be submitted from the same individual. Exceeding this limit will void all submitted applications and you will no longer be eligible to receive a Go Everywhere travel grant in 2020.
  5. Once an applicant has received a travel grant from Bio-Techne, they are no longer eligible to participate in subsequent months.
  6. Any researcher from an academic or non-profit institution is eligible to apply (technicians, PhD/graduate students, post-docs, principal investigators).
  7. Authorship on an abstract at the selected meeting is not required.
  8. Applicants must complete the application form in full.
  9. Travel grants will not be awarded to employees of for-profit organizations (i.e. biotech or pharmacological companies).
  10. Travel grant recipients will be determined via a random drawing by Bio-Techne.
  11. The recipients will be contacted by email on or before the 10th of each month and also announced online.
  12. Travel grants will be paid to the laboratory of the award recipient's principal investigator (PI) via the parent university or institution. If paid directly to the PI of the lab, taxes may apply.
  13. Proof of attendance at the meeting of your choice will be required prior to travel grant payment.
  14. By submitting this application, you agree to receive information from Bio-Techne brands (R&D Systems, Tocris Bioscience, Novus Biologicals, ProteinSimple, and Advanced Cell Diagnostics), including distributors. Your information will never be sold or used by a third party. See our complete Privacy Policy for more information
  15. Bio-Techne travel awards are not affiliated with any society or scientific conference in any way 






December 2019

Sandeep Mittal
Postdoctoral Fellow
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

November 2019

Helena Nunes-Cabaco
Instituto de Medicina Molecular


October 2019

Ashok Patidar
National Centre for Cell Science


September 2019

Ali Keshavarz
Graduate Student/Research Assistant
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


August 2019

Anna Fishbein
Research Assistant
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


July 2019

Minghui Yin
MRC Harwell


June 2019

Ana Rita
PhD Student
Colorado State University


March 2019

Jorieke Weiden
Postdoctoral Researcher
Radboud University Medical Center


February 2019

Namita Chatterjee
Postdoctoral Researcher
Oregon Health and Science University


January 2019

Mattia Volta
Senior Researcher
Institute for Biomedicine


December 2018

Samantha Jones
PhD Candidate
University of British Columbia


November 2018

Anna Glaser
PhD Student
University of Liverpool


October 2018

Lahiru Gangoda
Honorary Research Fellow
La Trobe University


September 2018

Samaresh Sau
Research Associate
Wayne State University


August 2018

Dale George
PhD Candidate
Burnett School of biomedical Sciences


July 2018

Joanna Kreitinger
Reserach Fellow
University of Montana


June 2018

Lucy McDermott - Blog Post
PhD Candidate
University of Oxford

IASP's World Congress on Pain in Boston, MA USA September 12-16, 2018

May 2018

Diana Piol - Blog Post
PhD Candidate
University of Padova

Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting (SfN) in San Diego, CA on November 3-7, 2018.

April 2018

Linda Ban - Blog Post
PhD Candidate
University of Sydney

ANZOS & Breakthrough Discoveries 2018 Joint Conference in Melbourne, Australia October 16-18, 2018.

March 2018

Hoi Leong Xavier Wong - Blog Post
Research Assistant Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University

Tokyo 2018 Cell and Developmental Biology Meeting in Tokyo, Japan June 5-8, 2018.

February 2018

Daria Blokhina - Blog Post
PhD Student
University of Helsinki

EMBL Epitranscriptome Conference in Heidelberg, Germany in April 2018.

December 2017

Jitian Li - Blog Post
PhD Research Associate
University of Texas

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Chicago, IL in April 2018.

October 2017

Krista Rantanen - Blog Post
Post-Doctoral Researcher
University of Tampere

Adaptations to Hypoxia in Physiology and Disease Keystone meeting in Whistler, Canada in March 2018.

September 2017

Helena Enocsson - Blog Post
Medical Biologist
Linköping University

August 2017

Cameron Flayer - Blog Post
Graduate Student Researcher
University of California Davis

July 2017

Pedro Papotto - Blog Post
PhD Student
Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Lisbon in Portugal

World Immune Regulation in Davos, Switzerland in March 2018

June 2017

Titli Nargis - Blog Post
PhD Student
CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical biology in Kolkata, India

Gastrointestinal Control of Metabolism Keystone Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark in May 2017

May 2017

Hannah Leeson - Blog Post
PhD Candidate
Griffith University in Nathan, Australia

ComBio 2017 conference in Adelaide, Australia - October, 2017

April 2017

Janine Groß - Blog Post
PhD Candidate
University of Bonn, Germany

March 2017

Mr. Ken Hayama - Blog Post
PhD Candidate
University of California, Irvine, USA

February 2017

Dr. Abhishek Kashyap - Blog Post
Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Professor Zippelius
The University Hospital in Basel, Switzerland

Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy: Taking a Place in Mainstream Oncology in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada - March 2017

January 2017

Dr. Olalekan Ogundele - Blog Post
Research Fellow in the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Louisiana State University

Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium at the University of Minnesota - April 2017