[#DIV28SUPER] Travel awards for junior investigators for CPDD 2017

Dear Division 28 Members.


For the 2017 meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) in Montreal, Canada (http://cpdd.org/ ), the National Institute on Drug Abuse is accepting submissions for the Women & Sex/Gender Differences Junior Investigator Travel Award Program for individuals whose accepted abstract for oral or poster presentation (animal or human research) focuses on females or has a focus on analyzing research outcomes by sex. 



·         Graduate and medical students, post-docs, medical residents, and investigators who are no more than five years past the doctoral degree or residency are eligible.

·         Applicant MUST be first author on the CPDD abstract.

·         Minority investigators and male investigators are especially encouraged to apply.

·         Priority may be given to those who have not previously received this award or held an R01.

·         Federal employees are ineligible.

Electronic Application Procedures: Follow the CPDD instructions for abstract submission (http://cpdd.org/meetings/2017-meeting-information/ , deadline December 1, 2016.  Then send an e-mail to Christie Espinoza at espinozac@nida.nih.gov in the following format and with the required attachments:

·         E-mail subject line: CPDD 2017 Women & Sex/Gender Junior Investigator Travel Award Application

·         Attach a copy of the abstract that you submitted to CPDD, including title and authors (In Word Format).

·         Attach your curriculum vitae (list all NIH grant support if applicable), including your mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address (in Word Format).

·         Attach a cover letter stating (1) your eligibility, (2) your interest in continuing to pursue research on females and/or sex/gender differences, and (3) your career goals.

Deadline for applications: December 7, 2016


Cora Lee Wetherington, Ph.D.

Women & Sex/Gender Differences Research Coordinator

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Phone:  (301) 435-1319

E-mail: cwetheri@nida.nih.gov


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