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Early Career Investigator (ECI) Events for the 2019 ISHR-NAS World Congress in Beijing,China

The latest news and updates can be found on the meeting homepage.


1. Schedule of ECI Symposium (Monday 3rd June)

8:00am-8:25am Registration
8:25am-10:00am ECI Symposium 1
10:00am-10:20am Coffee break
10:20am-11:10am ECI Symposium 2
11:10am-12:00pm Panel discussion on grantsmanship
12:15pm-1:45pm ECI luncheon

2. ECI fees and payment methods

  • ECI luncheon with senior investigators: 10 USD per ticket.
  • ECI social event: 10 USD per ticket.
  • Please check the tick box to register and pay for ECI activities on the registration page.

3. Panel discussion on grant writing. Confirmed panellists:

  • Dr Sakthivel Sadayappan (University of Cincinnati)
  • Prof Huang-tian Yang (Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences)
  • Prof Sian Harding (Imperial College London)
  • Dr Enzo Porrello (Murdoch Children's Research Institute)
  • Dr Susan Howlett (Dalhousie University)



Early Career Investigator (ECI) Events for the 2018 ISHR-NAS meeting in Halifax, Canada


More information on the upcoming meeting can be found here, including the preliminary program.

ECI Opportunities:

  • All early-career investigators (ECI) are encouraged to apply for the Young Investigator Competitions for Graduate Students & Early Postdocs and Senior Postdocs & Early Asst. Professors. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2018. All Finalists will receive a certificate and US$500 toward travel expenses to attend the meeting, and the winner will receive a plaque and an additional US$500 award.
  • Competitive ECI Travel Awards of US$500 are available for young investigators (within 5 years of terminal degree) who are presenting an abstract at the meeting as a first author. Deadline for application is March 15, 2018.

 We hope to see you at the 2018 meeting!

The 2017 ISHR-NAS meeting took place in New Orleans, LA from May 30-Jun 2, 2017.

Early Career Investigator (ECI) Events included:


Pictures of the 2017 meeting can be found here (link).


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