2021 OSSD Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce the following recipients of the 2021 OSSD Awards!


OSSD 2021 NIH and FDA-sponsored Travel Awards

Samira Abdulai-Saiku, University of California San Francisco
Zahra Azizi, McGill University Health Centre
Maarouf Baghdadi, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing
Cindy Barha, University of British Columbia
Maria Bent, Virginia Commonwealth University
Mary Beth Bielicki, University of Delaware
Kate Bourne, University of Calgary
Rene Coig, University of Washington
Laura Cortes, Neuroscience Institute Georgia State University
Christine Cunningham, University of California Los Angeles
Aline de Souza, Georgetown University
Camila Demaestri, Columbia University
Rubee Dev, University of Alberta
Laurence Dion-Albert, CERVO Brain Research Center
Melise Edwards, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Seneca Ellis, Bowdoin College
Sergi Freixas, University Health Network Toronto
Olivia Gannon, Albany Medical College
Yesenia Garcia, Emory University
Kelsea Gildawie, Northeastern University
Rachel Gilfarb, The Ohio State University
Amédé Gogovor, VITAM Centre de recherche en santé durable, Laval University
Rachael Hokenson, University of California, Irvine
Molly Hyer, Virginia Commonwealth University
Jessica Jones, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Cabahug Kenji, Georgia State University
Sarah Kheloui, Université de Montréal
Melissa Knouse, Temple University
Ashima Kundu, University of California, Irvine
Bonnie Lee, University of British Columbia
Elise Lemanski, University of Delaware
Timothy Lipuma, Virginia Tech
Pablo Monterosso, Macalester College
Di Nguyen, University of Washington
Brittany Osborne, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania
Thanh Phung, University of Toronto
Wansu Qiu, University of British Columbia
Soumya Ravichandran, University of California, Los Angeles
Nicole Rigney, Georgia State University
Patricia Rubio Arzola, Northeastern University
Elli Sellinger, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
Wei Shi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Terri Stephen, University of Southern California
Keila Turino Miranda, University of Calgary
Charanya Uppalapati, Virginia Commonwealth University
Alexia Williams, Temple University
Dorothy You, North Carolina State University
Zhi Zhang, University of California, Los Angeles

First Time Attendee Travel Awards

Charly Abi-Ghanem, Albany Medical College
Onder Albayram, Medical University of South Carolina
Sydney Ashton, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Rozeta Avetisyan, University of California, Los Angeles
Sarah Beamish, University of Wisonsin Milwaukee
Elizabeth Braithwaite, Manchester Metropolitan University
Michaela Breach, The Ohio State University
Monica De Paoli, McMaster University
Diana Di Iorio, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center
Laura Giacometti, Drexel University College of Medicine
Matthew Herbst, Marquette University
Julia Kearley, Stony Brook University
Megan Massa, University of California, Los Angeles
Bryan McElroy, Temple University School of Medicine
Bria Mele, University of Calgary
Neelam Punjani, University of Alberta
Chantal Rytz, University of Calgary
Cayce Shaw, University of California, San Francisco
Annabel Short, University of California, Irvine
Kathrin Steinbeisser, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich
Katie Troike, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute


OSSD 2021 Elizabeth Young New Investigator Awards

Defne Bayik, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Aline de Souza, Georgetown University
Devin Rocks, Fordham University
Lianna Wat, University of British Columbia