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[Arthropod] Support Grants, i5k Workshop, 5/30-5/31, Kansas City

Doris Merrill via arthropod%40net.bio.net (by dmerrill from k-state.edu)
Tue Feb 7 16:14:57 EST 2012

May 30 and May 31, 2012, in Kansas City
(Held in conjunction with the 6th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium, May 31 to June 2, 2012)

Thanks to a generous grant from the American Genetic Association, we are able to offer scholarships to students and postdoctoral researchers to defray costs related to attending the i5k Community Workshop.  These awards will cover the registration fee for the i5k Workshop and two nights in the host hotel (three nights in case of hardship and for those staying to attend the Arthropod Genomics Symposium).  Participants will be responsible for their own expenses to travel to the meeting venue in Kansas City.

To apply, please send the information listed below in a single PDF, attached to an e-mail, to Doris Merrill, dmerrill from k-state.edu , before midnight on Thursday, March 8.

Information to include in your application:
1. Your name
2. Your position (undergraduate student, graduate student, or post doc)
3. A poster presentation title
4. Name of your host institution
5. Name of your mentor/advisor
6. Explain in one paragraph how your participation will increase the meeting’s diversity and add to discussions.
7. Justify your financial need for this scholarship/grant funding.
8. Attach your biosketch or CV (max. 2 pages).
All applications will be reviewed by members of the conference committee, and awards will be announced by Tuesday, March 27.

INSTRUCTIONS can be downloaded as a PDF at:  http://www.k-state.edu/agc/symp2012/images/SupportGrants-INSTRUCTIONS.pdf
Additional information about the i5k Workshop can be accessed at:
  http://arthropodgenomes.org/wiki/File:i5kFlyer010312.pdf   or
  http://arthropodgenomes.org/wiki/i5K ).

REGISTRATION and additional information about the i5k Workshop and Arthropod Genomics Symposium can be found at:
  http://www.k-state.edu/agc/symp2012 .

A Symposium brochure/flyer is available at:  http://www.k-state.edu/agc/symp2012/images/Brochure-2012.pdf .

Thank you for sharing this information with colleagues, post doctoral researchers and students.

***Please note:  Refunds will be issued to awardees who previously paid registration fees to attend the i5k Workshop.
Doris Merrill, dmerrill from k-state.edu
Program Coordinator
Arthropod Genomics Center
Kansas State University

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