WORLDSymposium Young Investigator Awards Announced

Congratulations to the eleven individuals selected who received the WORLDSymposium Young Investigator Award for 2020. The award is a partial scholarship towards attendance at WORLDSymposium 2020. 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 2020 at the start of the Scientific Meeting on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM in the General Session (Regency Ballroom R):

  • Joao B. Augusto, University College London, London, United Kingdom
  • Nicholas Bascou, University Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Nuthana Prathivadi Bhayankaram, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Poulomee Bose, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Sainte-Justine (CHU St. Justine), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Eric Joshua Garcia, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Mohammad A. Hossain, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
  • Jeffrey Y. Huang, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), Orange, California, USA
  • Sarah Kim, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • Chelsie Poffenberger, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Michael Przybilla, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • Weihua Tian, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark