DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics
Graduate student and postdoctoral GSA members are eligible to apply for this award to support travel costs for national and international meetings
and laboratory courses, including the Ciliate Molecular Biology Conference. The award is named for long-time GSA member and National Science
Foundation Program Director in Eukaryotic Genetics, DeLill Nasser. It is given in recognition of the critical role she played in research
and for her love of genetics. Visit the award website for more information.
Awards will be given for the best poster presentations by GSA student members. If you are a Genetics Society of America member, the first AND
presenting author on the abstract, and an undergraduate or graduate student you may nominate your poster for an award. The following prizes
will be awarded: 1st place - $300, 2nd place - $200, 3rd place - $100. Both scientific merit and clarity of presentation will be taken
into account. Winners will be announced at the conference. PIs and Postdocs who are GSA members can indicate when they register if they
would like to help with judging.
FASEB MARC Travel Awards
Faculty/mentors, students, post-baccalaureates, postdoctoral fellows, and students from minority institutions and historically black colleges
and universities are invited to apply for travel funding from the FASEB-MARC Program. Underrepresented minority faculty, students, and
postdoctoral fellows from majority institutions are also eligible to apply for the travel awards. The awards are funded up to $1,850 each
for travel-related expenses and for meeting registration.
Travel awards are provided as reimbursements to the award recipients after the meeting.
An award recipient will be required to pay his/her meeting and travel-related expenses first and then request reimbursement from the FASEB
MARC Program Office after completion of the meeting/conference.
To apply or for more information on the details of FASEB MARC travel awards, click here.
GSA Undergraduate Travel Awards
GSA Undergraduate Travel Awards are available to promote excellence in undergraduate research and education. This award will provide travel
support to undergraduate GSA members who will be presenting research findings at a GSA conference.
Funds will be available to support the participation of individuals that might otherwise be unable to attend. If you wish to be considered
for travel support, please complete the Travel Award Application by May 22, 2018. You are not guaranteed that you will receive the amount
you ask for on the application. No more than three people from the same lab will be eligible for travel awards. Recipients of travel awards
will receive a check at the meeting.