The 4th Canadian Conference on Epigenetics

26 November 2017, 9.00 AM - 29 November 2017, 5.00 PM

Westin Resort and Spa, Whistler, Canada

The 4th Canadian Conference on Epigenetics: Mechanisms of Disease is sponsored by the CEEHRC network.

Travel awards

Funding is available to assist graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and medical students at eligible Canadian institutions with the cost of travel to present abstracts at national and international epigenetics meetings. For full details see The 4th Canadian Conference on Epigenetics

Science communicators / Knowledge dissemination experts

As part of CEEHRC’s outreach mandate, funding is available to allow science communication and knowledge dissemination professionals to attend the network’s annual meeting. Their definition of knowledge dissemination professionals includes, but is not limited to, journalists (traditional and new media), educators and representatives of patient groups, charitable foundations and similar organisations.

As a condition of funding, the awardees will communicate the contents of the meeting to their target audiences. All dissemination products must be made available in English and/or French (in addition to other languages, as appropriate to the intended audience), and must target Canadian or global audiences. Priority will be given to qualified Canadian applicants.

Each award will cover the cost of meeting registration (which includes all accommodation and meals), plus reimbursement of economy class travel costs up to $1,000. Applications due September 1, 2017.

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