Travel Award



Submit a Request

To submit a request for 2024-2025, please include the following information. If you will be presenting at a conference and would like to request funds please send the following details to

  • Name and location of conference
  • Abstract (if applicable, including authors list)
  • Indicate whether a poster or oral presentation
  • Dates of conference
  • Anticipated budget and amount requested
  • Other potential funding sources

Please note that you must be in good standing with the program to be eligible to receive funds.

For more information, contact Kirsten Cloutier Grabo at

  • Reed Bjork
  • Jean Dill
  • Wesley Schnapp
  • Abigail Schwarz

  • Oscar Mendez, Society of Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. Toxoplasma gondii
  • Beth Wiese, Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. The Role of Cannabinoid and Opioid Combinations on Pain and Respiratory Depression in Rodents.  
  • Gowri Somasekhar
  • Andrew Tubbs,  First Annual Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine Scientific Meeting, Birmingham, Alabama. "Nocturnal Suicide Risk across Months and Methods."
  • Hannah Van Rossum

  • Oscar Mendez, Big Data Image Processing and Analysis Course, Irvine, CA
  • Beth Wiese, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.  
  • Jeremiah Morrow, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. "Overlapping, dissociable functional networks in the primate amygdala."

  • Kelsey Nation, 18th Congress of the International Headache Society Conference, Vancouver, “Endogenous signaling at kappa opioid receptors (KORs) in the central nucleus of the amygdala promotes a loss of diffuse noxious inhibitory controls (DNIC) in a rat model of medication overuse headache”

  • Daniel Gray, Society for Neuroscience, "Age related reduction in signal-to-noise ratio of sharp-wave ripple oscillations following behavior in aged rats"
  • Samer Masri, Society for Neuroscience, "Distortion of tonotopic maps in auditory cortex of rats following blast exposure"
  • Cesar Medina, Society for Neuroscience, "Role of alpha-synuclein in Area X of adult male xebra finches: implications for acoutstic variability in birdsong"
  • Matthew Schmit, Society for Neuroscience, "Directional propagation of ketamine-induced high-frequency oscillations between the striatum, hippocampus, and motor cortex"
  • Lisa So, Society for Neuroscience, "Begavioral regulation of dopamine bio markers in Area X of adult male zebra finch songbirds"

  • Elliot Imler, Society for Neuroscience, "A Drosophila model of CLN4B, a neurodegenerative autosomal dominant adult-onset Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, linked CSPa's chaperone activity to toxicity"
  • Sarah MacNamee, Society for Neuroscience, "Drosophila astrocytes transport glutamate at identified synapses"
  • Adam Lester, Society for Neuroscience, "Age-related changes in external cue-based navigation in the medial entorhinal-hippocampal network"
  • Daniel Gray, Society for Neuroscience, "Behavioral evidence for enhanced interference during working memory and associative learning tasks in aged macaques"

  • Lilian Patron, Society for Neuroscience, "Drosophila WDR40A is critical for synaptic growth and neurotransmitter release at the neuromuscular junction"
  • Jean-Paul Wiegand, Society for Neuroscience "Age-related changes in high-frequency local field activity in the rodent hippocampus during ripple and inter-ripple periods"
  • Gabriella Wolff, Society for Neuroscience, "Genealogical correspondence of learning and memory centers across phyla"

  • Abigail Schwarz
  • Beth Wiese
  • Marc Zempare
  • Archer Bowman
  • Andrew Tang
  • Wesley Schnapp


  • Michael Cardenas
  • Kelsey Nilles
  • Adrian Pena

Hannah Van Rossum -Abstract Title: Infiltration of Peripheral Immune Cells in Human Brain During Mid-life, Conference: SfN (Chicago)