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Congratulations to the fall 2017 Postdoc Travel Award recipients!


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.

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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

Postdoctoral Fellow

Joydeep Ghosh is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine.