ASGCT is proud to offer free registration to the Annual Meeting for students and postdoctoral fellows who are Associate Members of ASGCT and the first and presenting author of an accepted abstract!
ASGCT supports the travel of approximately 150 Associate Members each year through the Meritorious Abstract Travel Award program. Awards are given out based on high abstract scores and recipients will receive a certificate and a travel reimbursement stipend of up to $500 for domestic awardees and $600 for international awardees.
Funding for this program was made possible (in part) by (5 R13 TR 002411 - 02) from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). The views expressed in written program 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 by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
The top ten to fifteen abstracts submitted by students and fellows will receive an Excellence in Research Award. Recipients will be announced at the end of the George Stamatoyannopoulos plenary lecture on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 and will receive a monetary award of $500 along with a special plaque.
The top poster presentations from each of the three poster sessions that occur during the ASGCT Annual Meeting are awarded Outstanding Poster Presentation Awards. Awardees are honored through notification to all meeting attendees and receive a special certificate for their contributions.
ASGCT will offer a limited number of Underrepresented Minority Travel Awards ($500 value) to Associate Members submitting an abstract to the meeting. Eligible candidates must be a U.S. resident and self-identify as African American, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, or Native American.
Up to 30 Associate Members will receive funding ($129 value) for their poster production. ASGCT will pay the cost for the poster production directly to the poster printing service.
Abstract Notifications Sent
April 6, 2020
April 28, 2020
23rd ASGCT Annual Meeting
May 12 – 15, 2020
Use the ASGCT app on your mobile device to build your schedule, read the abstracts (released on April 28), and guide your way through the Hynes Convention Center.
Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02115