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Travel/Poster Awards

Lymphatic Forum 2017

 June 8-10, 2017
Northwestern University
Thorne Auditorium, Downtown Campus


Travel and Poster Awards are being provided by the following organizations:


The Journal of Clinical Investigation is offering a $500US Poster Award for a young investigator.  No membership affiliation is required.

The Lymphatic Education & Research Network is offering Travel Awards (20 total of $500 US currency) for young investigators who are LE&RN members (PhD students, medical students and postdocs) to defray registration and travel costs associated with attending the Lymphatic Forum 2017-Exploring the Lymphatic Continuum. In addition, four Best Poster Presentation awards (one $1,000 US currency and three $500 US currency) will be given to the top posters presented. Travel awards are NOT available for local participants (defined as "residing within a 25 mile radius of the meeting venue") to attend the conference.  If you are not yet a member of LE&RN, go to http://lymphaticnetwork.org/supporting-member

The North American Vascular Biology Organization will present five Travel Awards at $500US each to young investigators (graduate, PhD or medical students, postdoctoral and research fellows or residents) that are members of NAVBO.  If you are not yet a member of NAVBO, go to http://www.navbo.org/membership/join-navbo   


To apply, prospective candidates must:

  • be actively enrolled in a doctoral program, residency or accredited program of postdoctoral graduate education in the biomedical sciences
  • provide a blog post summarizing the meeting and their experience at the event
  • be a member of LE&RN or NAVBO (no member affiliation required for the JCI award)
  • reside more than 25 miles from the conference

To be considered for a Travel Award, the following information is required: 

  • Submit an abstract to the Lymphatic Forum 2017 (click Abstracts on the left)
  • Provide your Curriculum Vitae (CV) or National Institutes of Health biographical sketch*
  • indicate that you are applying for this award within the online abstract submission form (choose the one with the appropriate society affiliation; you can choose both if you are a member of both societies)

*NAVBO members are required to submit their CV upon membership application; LE&RN members should email their CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 3.

Travel award recipients will be determined by a joint society committee after candidates have met all eligibility requirements. Checks will be presented to the recipients at the meeting at a specified date and time, which is yet to be determined.

Meeting Sponsors:           

LERN NAVBO              Sponsors

Strategic Partners

Event Partners


Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13HL136113-01 from the National Iinstitutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the department of health and human services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.