2016 International Travel Grant Winners

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International Travel Grants promote the global exchange of science and information by providing an opportunity for clinical laboratory professionals from emerging areas around the world to attend the AACC Annual Meeting. Funded by AACC’s access program, these awards are made possible through generous donations from corporate and individual contributors and AACC Local Sections and Divisions, who fund these travel grants and mentor our international visitors.

2016 International Travel Grant Winners

Ali Yaman Ali Yaman, MD
Marmara University
Turkey
Sponsored by a gift from The New York Metro Local Section





Amar Nagila Amar Nagila, Ph.D
Associate Professor and Clinical Biochemist
Gandaki Medical College and Teaching Hospital
Nepal
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




asmita hazra Asmita Hazra, MD
Assistant Professor
Christian Medical College
India
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




Bolarinde Joseph Lawal Bolarinde Joseph Lawal
Clinical Laboratories Manager
Medical Research Council Unit
Gambia
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




Busadee Pratumvinit Busadee Pratumvinit, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital
Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
Thailand
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access program



Chinelo Onyenekwu Chinelo Onyenekwu, MB
Lecturer and Consultant
Babcock University Teaching Hospital
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




Chituru Orluwene Chituru Orluwene, FMCPath, MB
Head of Department
University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




Daya Ram Pokharel Daya Pokharel, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Manipal College of Medical Sciences
Nepal
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




Doaa Ghareeb Doaa Ahmed Ghareeb, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Faculty of Science at Alexandria University
Egypt
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert




Emmanuel Acheampong Emmanuel Acheampong, BSc, MSc
Student and Graduate Assistant
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Ghana
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.




grigory tsaur Grigory Tsaur, Ph.D.
Director of Molecular Biology
Regional Children’s Hospital
Russia
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access program




Janak Lal Pathak Janak Lal Pathak, Ph.D.
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, Tianjin University
China
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas





Jigssa Girma Jigssa Jotte, M.Sc.
Chief Expert Medical Laboratory Scientist and Lecturer
Addis Ababa University
Ethiopia
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




John Hoon Rim John Hoon Rim, Ph.D.
Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine
South Korea
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access program





Lorena Michele Brennan Lorena Michele Brennan, Ph.D.
Coprisjal
Mexico
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.





Lucy Evans Lucy Evans, BSc
Biomedical Student
Northern General Hospital, University of Sheffield
United Kingdom
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert




Maria Riberi Maria Riberi, Ph.D.
Laboratorio Castillo-Chidiak SRL
Argentina
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access program





Mee Yin Lee Mee Yin Lee, MS
Principal Scientific Officer
NG Teng Fong General Hospital
Singapore
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




Moustafa Kamel Ahmed Moustafa Kamel H. A. Ahmed, MSc
Molecular Microbiology and Molecular Pathology Unit Director
Al Borg Medical Laboratory
Saudi Arabia
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.




Moutasim Elbeshir Moutasim Elbeshir, M.Sc., BSc.
Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist
National Cancer Institute, University of Gezira
Sudan
Sponsored by a gift from Bob Dufour




Narayan Gautam Narayan Gautam, M.Sc.
Associate Professor
Universal College of Medical Sciences
Nepal
Sponsored by a gift from The Mass Spectrometry Division




omolara popoola OmoLara Popoola, M.Sc.
Assistant Chief, Medical Laboratory Scientist
University College Hospital
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




Rafaella Queiroz Rafaella Queiroz, Ph.D.
Professor and Researcher
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rene Rachou Research Center
Brazil
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access program




Robin Gosh

Robin Gosh, BA
Laboratory Administrator
Waiz Laboratory at Hamza Hospital
Pakistan
Sponsored by a gift from The Southern CA Local Section /Golden West Biologicals



Rojeet Shrestha Rojeet Shrestha, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Fellow
Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University
Japan
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access program




Samuel Sakyi Samuel Sakyi, Ph.D.
Technical Head
Komfo Anokye Teaching
Ghana
Sponsored by a gift from The Southern CA Local Section/Golden West Biologicals




Saptarshi Mandal Saptarshi Mandal, MS, MD
Assistant Professor
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Jodhpur
India
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas




Saswati Das Saswati Das, MD, MBBS
Senior Resident
Maulana Azad Medical College
India
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access program




Subhadip Choudhuri Subhadip Choudhuri, Ph.D.
Chief Biochemist and Research Associate
GD Hospital & Diabetes Institute
India
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.




Vanessa Moraes Vanessa Moraes, Ph.D.
Rene Rachou Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Brazil
Sponsored by a gift from Jerry and Sandy Gallwas





Vincent Delatour Vincent Delatour, Ph.D.
Principle Investigator, Biomarkers Research Group
Laboratoire National de Metrologie ed d’Essais (LNE)
France
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert




Yulia Akhmadullina Yulia Akhmadullina
Chair of Laboratory Medicine, Associate Professor
Bashkir State Medical University
Russia
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.