A limited number of travel scholarships are available to partially fund US-based graduate students and postdoctoral scientists to attend the Symposium. Because of limited funding, we regret that we cannot accept applications from outside the United States.


Please include in your application:

1. A brief (one paragraph) statement of your interest in the symposium and its relevance to your research

2. CV (two-page limit)

3. Names and contact information of two references, one of which should be your primary advisor/mentor


Applications should be sent by email to Virginia DiBlasi at by July 31, 2014. In the email subject header, please state “Symposium Travel Scholarship Application - <name of applicant>”.

Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be notified by email.