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Conference and Travel Awards

DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics

Graduate student and postdoctoral GSA members are eligible to apply for this award to support up to $1000 in travel costs for national and international meetings and laboratory courses, including the Yeast Genetics Meeting. 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. The application will open in February 2018.

Poster Awards

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.

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, including the Yeast Genetics Meeting. The application will open in March 2018. Learn more about applying for the Awards and contributing to the Award Fund.

Learn more about applying for the Awards and contributing to the Award Fund.

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