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Arthropod Genomics Center

Travel Grants

Two separate travel grants are open for application to attend the Arthropod Genomics Symposium, June 17 - 19, in Manhattan, Kansas. 

  • IGT-RCN - sponsored by the Insect Genetic Technology Research Coordination Network (IGT-RCN)
  • Vector Biologists - sponsored by the University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health



Insect Genetic Technology Research Coordination Network (IGT-RCN)

Deadline:  March 9, 2015

A limited number of student and postdoc travel grants are available to attend the IGT-RCN Workshop and poster session.  Details about the pre-symposium workshop and an application form  are posted to the Workshops page of the symposium website. 


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Eck Institute Travel Grants for Vector Biologists

Deadline:  March 30, 2015

Arthropod Genomics Symposium Travel Grants are being offered to support registration, lodging, and transportation to attend the 9th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium held at Kansas State University from June 17 - June 19, 2015.  Early stage investigators whose research focuses on arthropod vectors of disease will be eligible to apply for funding; applications from individuals who do not have other financial support for the meeting will be favored.

Please send request for funding and required materials by email to the Eck Institute for Global Health (eigh@nd.edu) by March 30, 2015.  All applications will be reviewed and applicants will be notified by April 8, 2015 on the status of the award.

The grant will cover:

    (1) registration to the symposium - $250 for faculty, $150 for postdocs and graduate students

    (2) three nights residence hall lodging - $40/night, and

    (3) up to $1,000 for transportation costs

The application must include:

    (1) CV – limited to two pages

    (2) estimated cost of transportation

    (3) abstract for poster presentation

    (4) a paragraph briefly describing your research interests and why you are interested in attending the symposium, including how your participation will increase diversity and add to the discussion, and

    (5) justification of your financial need



  • Parking info: Posted to Travel Tips webpage

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