WORLDSymposium Young Investigator Awards Announced

Congratulations to the ten individuals who received the WORLDSymposium Young Investigator Award for 2019. The award was a partial scholarship towards attendance at WORLDSymposium 2019. Numerous individuals submitted an application for the award, and the review process was difficult due to the excellent caliber of all the applicants. WORLDSymposium would like to congratulate all of the applicants for their hard work. The following individuals received the WORLDSymposium Young Investigator Award for 2019 and were recognized at the Award Ceremony and Opening Reception on Monday, February 4 at 5:15 PM in the Regency Foyer:

  • Rhea Ashmead, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
  • Hojun Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea
  • Chloe Christensen, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
  • Jenny Do, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Areian Eghbali, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Eric Joshua Garcia, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Francyne Kubaski, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA), Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Murtaza Nagree, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Yanyan Peng, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Hiroyuki Yamakawa, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan