Travel grants have been awarded for May 2017 recipients! Congratulations!

2017 Travel Grant Recipients:


2016 Travel Grant Recipients: 

Gabriella Szewczyk

gabriella-szewczykGabriella Szewczyk, a DMD/PhD student at the University of Illinois at Chicago will be presenting her work Rgg Quorum Sensing Receptors Modulate Gene Expression in Streptococcus mutants at the ASM Conference on Streptococcal Genetics in Washington, DC.

Katie Heffernan


Project Title: Dental wear and fecal particle size across the ages of Propithecus diadema in the forests of Tsinjoarivo, Madagascar




2015 Travel Grant Recipients: 

Thao Pham

20150511_192042[1]Thao is a PhD student at the University of Illinois. She presented her work on Protein Kinase C alpha (PKCa) as a novel regulator of FOXC2 and p120-catenin in triple negative and endocrine resistant breast cancer at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in Pennsylvania.



Erin Shanker

ErinTravelGrantErin is an MD/PhD student at the University of Illinois and will be presenting her work on deciphering patterns of promiscuity and specificity in the ComRS quorum sensing pathway in Streptococcus at the 8th International Conference on Gram-Positive Microorganisms in Italy.