The Company of Biologists (and its associated journals -
Development, Disease Models & Mechanisms, Journal COB Logo
of Cell Science, The Journal of Experimental Biology
and Biology Open) provided funds (£3,000) to
support participation of international attendees.

Phycological Society of AmericaPSA

- provided funds ($ 500) to be used for prizes for
best student/postdoc talk and poster

American Genetics Association               AGA
- provided funds ($15,000) to support
the participation of graduate students
and post-doctoral fellows

The recipients of the AGA Travel Grants are:

Knut Drescher - University of Cambridge, UK
Patrick Ferris - Universityof Arizona, USA
Sa Geng - Stalk Institute, USA
Erik Hanschen - University of Arizona, USA
Matt Herron - University of British Columbia, Canada
Stephanie Hohn - University of Bielefeld, Germany
Arash Kianianmomeni - Humboldt University, Germany
Stephan Koenig - University of New Brunswick, Canada
Cristian Solari - Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Vanina Galzenati - Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Deborah Shelton - University of Arizona, USA
David Roy Smith - University of British Columbia, Canada
Noriko Ueki - University of Bielefeld, Germany
Alicia Howard - University of Maryland, USA
Jose Ortega Escalante - University of Maryland, USA

- ca. 20 travel grants funded by the American Genetics Association and valued between $500 and $1,000 are available for students and postdoctoral fellows
- to apply, submit (by e-mail; include "Travel grant application" in the Subject) the following:
  • CV
  • Title and Abstract of your presentation
  • Letter from your supervisor/advisor confirming your student/postdoc status
  • Short description of your need for a travel grant
- deadline: September 30, 2011; grants to be announced October 5, 2011.

If you are interested in sponsoring this conference, please contact us