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Charles H. Turner Young Investigator Bone Research Award Application Form

The Charles H. Turner Young Investigator Bone Research Award is a Travel Award to support trainees at all levels from undergraduate to postdoctoral fellows/residents at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, or Purdue University to attend the Advances in Mineral Metabolism (AIMM) meeting or the ORS Musculoskeletal Biology Workshop.

Applications for the 2024 award cycle are now closed.

The recipient or recipient’s laboratory is responsible for any costs exceeding the award amount, which covers event registration and a $2,000 allowance. The award is given based on a competitive evaluation of submitted abstracts. Abstracts should be no more than 500 words (excluding, title, authors and affiliations). In addition to the abstract, the applicant must complete the application form, and upload their updated NIH biosketch explaining in the personal statement why the participation in the workshop or meeting will benefit your career. Questions can be directed to Dr. Melissa Kacena,, 317-278-3482.​

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Applicant Name


Advisor Name

Please type or paste your abstract in the field (no more than 500 words) and upload your Biosketch with your personal statement.