Travel Grants 2019

Dr Jesse Ashton

Dept. of Physiology, The University of Auckland

To attend the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 40th Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, USA, 8 – 11 May 2019.

Dr Ghader Bashiri

School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland

To attend the Gordon Research Conference on ‘Enzymes, Coenzymes and Metabolic Pathways’, Waterview Valley, New Hampshire, USA, 20 – 26 July 2019.

Dr Elizabeth Berryman

General Medicine, Waitemata District Health Board

To attend the International Conference of Digital Health, Houston, USA, 24 – 25 April 2019.

Dr Cherie Blenkiron

Dept. of Molecular Medicine & Pathology, The University of Auckland

To attend the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) 2019 meeting, Kyoto, Japan, 24 – 28 April 2019 and the ISBER2019 annual meeting, Shanghai, China, 7 – 10 May 2019.

Dr Robert Cartwright

Oncology – Cancer Trials New Zealand

To attend the Society for Clinical Data Management EMEA 2019 conference, Berlin, Germany, 23 – 25 October 2019.

Dr Erin Cawston

Brain Research New Zealand

Laboratory visits to Professor Henrik Zetterberg, Gottenburg, Sweden and Professor Charlotte Teunissen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 18 October – 5 November 2019.

Associate Professor James Fisher

Dept. of Physiology, The University of Auckland

To attend the Experimental Biology 2019 conference, Orlando, USA, 6 – 9 April, 2019.

Dr Peter Freestone

Dept. of Physiology, The University of Auckland

To attend the Society for Neuroscience annual conference, Chicago, USA, 16 – 23 October 2019.

Associate Professor Michael Hay

Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre, The University of Auckland

To attend (as a keynote speaker) the 16th International Congress of Radiation Research, Manchester, UK, 24 – 29 August 2019.

Associate Professor Sarah Hetrick

Dept. of Psychological Medicine, The University of Auckland

To attend the International Society of Suicide Prevention International 30th World Congress, Derry, Northern Ireland, 17 – 21 September 2019.

Dr Joanna James

Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The University of Auckland

Visit to Oxford and Cambridge, UK & Vienna, Austria, to meet with collaborators, examine a rare collection of specimens, and attend the ESHRE meeting, 14 – 28 June 2019.

Dr Hannah Kersten

School of Optometry & Vision Science, The University of Auckland

To attend the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 28 April – 2 May 2019.

Dr Annette Lasham

Dept. of Molecular Medicine & Pathology, The University of Auckland

To attend the International p53/p63/p73 Isoforms Workshop, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 31 October – 8 November 2019.

Dr Amy McCaughey-Chapman

Dept. of Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology, The University of Auckland

To attend the joint ASSCR-AGCTS-ISCT scientific meeting, Brisbane, Australia, 13 – 15 November 2019.

Dr David Musson

Dept. of Medicine, The University of Auckland

To attend (as an invited speaker) the Tissue Engineering and TERMIS EU 2019 meeting, Rhodes, Greece, 27 – 31 May 2019, and to visit a potential collaborator, Basel, Switzerland, 2 – 3 June 2019.

Dr Julia Robertson

Dept. of Molecular Medicine & Pathology, The University of Auckland

To attend the Microbiology Society Annual Conference, Belfast, UK, 7 – 12 April 2019.

Dr Augusto Simoes-Barbosa

School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland

To attend (as invited speaker) The Great Wall Symposium 2019, Paris, France, 23-29 September 2019.

Dr Simon Swift

Dept. of Molecular Medicine & Pathology, The University of Auckland

To attend the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) 2019 meeting, Kyoto, Japan, 24 – 28 April 2019.

Professor Mark Vickers

Liggins Institute, The University of Auckland

To attend the 11th World Congress on the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD), Melbourne, Australia, 20 – 23 October 2019.

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