MCS Graduate Student Conference Funding Award Winners Announced

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August 03, 2018

Six winners for the second round of the Mellon College of Science Graduate Student Conference Funding Award have been announced by Glen de Vries Dean Rebecca W. Doerge and Manfred Paulini, associate dean for faculty and graduate affairs.

The award was created by Doerge to help graduate students fund travel to conferences and workshops that will further their research. The award gives individual students or groups attending the same meeting up to $500 in supplemental funding for travel, and priority is given to applicants who have already secured funding from other sources.

The winners and the meetings they plan to attend are as follows: 

  • Amber Laperuta (Biological Sciences) — International Conference on Ribosome Synthesis
  • Daniel Wilson (Biological Sciences) — International Conference on Ribosome Synthesis
  • Fiona Fitzgerald (Biological Sciences) — International Conference on Ribosome Synthesis 
  • Tatsuya Higaki (Chemistry) — American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition
  • Ruairaí Brett (Physics) — International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory
  • Daniel Darvish (Physics) — International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory

The deadline for applications for the award for the first half of 2019 is Dec. 1; interested students can find more information online.