Travel Awards Program

Attendance at the Society for Investigative Dermatology provides early career scientists with an invaluable learning and training experience, as well as exposure to a breadth of research in cutaneous biology and disease.

ABOUT THE AWARDS

The UM-SBDRC Travel Awards Program will be issued on a rolling basis for registrations to the Annual Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) and other conferences related to skin biology and diseases. In addition, there will be limited funds for travel to the 2022 SID Meeting.

WHO SHOULD APPLY

Applicants must be non-faculty trainees (post-doctoral fellow, resident, graduate student, trainee, etc.), who currently work in the laboratory of a SBDRC member and have submitted an abstract that has been accepted for presentation at the upcoming meeting.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must submit the following information in a PDF to Carmel McKeon, UM-SBDRC Center Administrator at cmmckeon@med.umich.edu:

    • One paragraph that briefly describes the work they will be presenting at the meeting, including an explanation of why attendance at the meeting is important for their training.
    • Abstract of their presentation.
    • Confirmation of meeting registration and the cost of registration.

DEADLINE

Applications will be received and awarded on a rolling basis until May 31, 2022 and funding depends on availability at the time of the application.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Applicants chosen to receive an Award are required to formally discuss the key presentations from the meeting that are relevant to their work and that of their coworkers at a lab meeting.

Director

Gary J. Fisher, PhD

Gary J. Fisher, PhD

Director, UM-SBDRC Travel Awards Program