Travel Grants for US-based Students:

The conference will support travel grants for US-based students. The applicants should submit the following materials to Catie Welsh (welshc@rhodes.edu) by August 1, 2014.

  1. A statement letter from the student, which includes:
    - A brief summary of research interests and accomplishments to date; students should demonstrate a serious interest in bioinformatics, through their coursework and projects.
    - A description of areas reflected in the ACM-BCB 2014 program that would impact the student's research.
    - A statement about why the conference attendance is important to the student.
  2. A supporting letter from the student's supervisor/advisor, which includes:
    - Confirmation that the student is in good academic standing.
    - The suitability on the ACM-BCB 2014 program material to the student's research area.
    - Ways this particular student would benefit from attendance at the conference.
  3. A paper/poster title(s) accepted to ACM-BCB 2014, if any.

Priorities will be given to female and minority students.

Important Dates

Application deadline: August 1, 2014
Award notification: August 11, 2014

Student Travel Grant for The ACM BigLS workshop on Big Data in Life Sciences

The ACM BigLS workshop on Big Data in Life Sciences, held in conjunction with the ACM BCB, offers travel grants for students and postdoctoral researchers from US academic institutions. The travel award covers ACM BCB registration. To learn more and apply, please visit http://www.bigls.org/.