Systems Biology of Human Disease 2015 – Travel Stipend Application

The International Conference on Systems Biology of Human Disease (SBHD) is a transatlantic event and communication platform for scientific exchange between the United States and Germany. It takes place alternately between the two countries. SBHD 2015 is continuing a conference series launched by Peter Sorger and colleagues from Harvard Medical School some years ago. The conference focus is on mammalian systems biology, particularly as it applies to human disease and therapy.

The Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science, supported by NIH grant P50GM107618, is now accepting applications for USA-based graduate students and postdocs to receive $1,000 towards the cost of eligible expenses while attending the Systems Biology of Human Disease 2015 Conference.

Potential applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Plan to attend and present a poster at the Systems Biology of Human Disease 2015 Conference
  • Be either a USA-based graduate student or postdoc
  • Complete an application form by March 31, 2015
  • Agree to the terms and conditions of how the expenses will be reimbursed (details below)

To apply, please complete the following application form no later than March 31, 2015.

Reimbursement of Conference Expenses

Reimbursements will be made on eligible expenses, up to $1,000, after completing your attendance at the Systems Biology of Human Disease 2015 Conference. Reimbursements will be submitted on an expense form (to be provided) and original receipts must be received no later than August 7, 2015.

Items eligible for reimbursement will be travel (flights/ground transportation), accommodation (room charge, taxes and fees only) and conference registration costs. You are responsible for all costs not covered by the travel stipend.

Failure to provide original receipts or submit your expense form with receipts by August 7, 2015, may make you ineligible to receive the reimbursement.

Contact Info

For questions relating to the attendance stipends, please contact:

Chris Bird
Harvard Medical School
Department of Systems Biology
200 Longwood Avenue, WAB440
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 432-6902

*Applications are now closed and we will inform the applicants of our decisions shortly*

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