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Travel Awards to the Lymphatic Forum 2019

Lymphatic Forum 2019

May 30-June1, 2019
AT&T Conference Center
Austin, Texas


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

LERN NAVBO              

The Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) 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 2019-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 https://lymphaticnetwork.kindful.com/?campaign=329202

The North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) will present two Travel Awards at $500US each to young investigators (graduate, PhD or medical students, postdoctoral and research fellows or residents) that are members of NAVBO.  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 NAVBO, go to http://www.navbo.org/membership/join-navbo   


Deadline extended to April 2.

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
  • 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 2019 (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 2.  

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              

Co-Sponsored by:

This meeting is being supported in part by the following:

Additional Poster Award provided by:

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by R13HL147556 from the the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the NIH; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.