Ten ADDF Young Investigator Scholarships will be awarded.
The applicant must be a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow. Postdoctoral applicants should have no more than four years of postdoctoral training. Physician-scientists are eligible to apply. The program has no geographic restrictions. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
- The applicant is required to submit an abstract of his/her research
- The applicant is required to present the corresponding poster at the meeting
- Accepted abstracts will be published as part of the conference book or the website
EACH SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDES
- A single registration to attend the conference
- Opportunity to present a poster at the conference
- Name recognition in the program and on the conference website
- Opportunity to record the poster presentation to be published electronically (see examples here)
- Opportunity for three of the scholars to present their work in a 10 minute oral presentation.
2017 ADDF Young Investigator Scholarship Winners
Our congratulations to the 2017 Young Investigator Scholars:
• Samuel Belfer, PhD (cand.), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
• Kenneth Dahl, PhD, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
• Eloise Ferreira, PhD, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
• Holly Hunsberger, PhD, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
• Yujin Kim, PhD (cand.), Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
• Zhibin Liang, PhD (cand.), University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
• Georgina Perez-Garcia, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
• Andreia Silva da Rocha, BS, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
• Levi Smith, PharmD, PhD (cand.), Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
• Yiwei Wang, PhD (cand.), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The poster presentations are scheduled on Monday, September 11, 12:30–1:35pm and on Tuesday, September 12, 12:50–1:45pm.
NEW THIS YEAR!
Three Young Investigator Scholars were given the opportunity to present their work in a 10-minute oral presentation. The recipients of this opportunity are:
• Hazem Abdelkarim, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
• Mohammad Parvez Alam, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
• Ramon Velazquez, PhD, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
The scholar podium presentations are scheduled for Tuesday, September 12, 12:20-12:50pm.
Review the Young Investigator postercasts below: