Travel grants to cover travel for meetings and conferences are available to IU School of Medicine postdoctoral trainees who are designated in the IUIE system as a postdoctoral trainee (AC1 or FLP designation). The next deadline for the Postdoc Travel Award, to attend a conference between May 1, 2018 and November 30, 2018, is April 4, 2018 at 4 pm EST.
The recipients of the fall 2017 Postdoc Travel Award are:
Eleni Beli, Ph.D. Department of Pediatrics
Abstract: Long-term intermittent fasting (IF) prevents development of diabetic retinopathy (DR) by regulating inflammation Conference/Meeting: ARVO 2018 Annual Meeting (April-May 2018)
Elsa Mevel, Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Abstract: Inhibition or loss of CaMKK2 prevents osteoarthritis in post-traumatic model Conference/Meeting: Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2018 World Congress (April 2018)
Gretchen Smith, Ph.D. Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Abstract: Spoken language processing in cochlear implant users under perceptually challenging conditions: fluent-automatic versus slow-effortful neurocognitive processing Conference/Meeting: Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting (March 2018)
Kimberly Burgess,Ph.D. Department of Medicine
Abstract: High-throughput bioassay to functionally test genetic variants in microRNA target sites of drug disposition genes Conference/Meeting: American Society of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2018 Annual Meeting (March 2018)
Michele Marasco, Ph.D. Department of Pediatrics
Abstract: IL-6 stimulation of autophagy and the antioxidant response protects the pancreatic beta-cell from oxidative stress Conference/Meeting: ENDO 2018 (March 2018)
Silvia Marino, Ph.D. Department of Medicine
Abstract: Inhibition of p62-ZZ domain-mediated signaling overcomes bortezomib resistance in multiple myeloma cells independent of their p53 status Conference/Meeting: 59th ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 2017)
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Joydeep Ghosh is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine.