2017 International Travel Grant Winners

International travel grants promote the global exchange of science and information by providing an opportunity for clinical laboratory professionals from around the world to attend the AACC Annual Scientific 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.

2017 International Travel Grant Winners

aacc member photo Adina Stanciu, Ph.D
Institute of Oncology 
Romania
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access Program



aacc member photoAndriy Kost, Ph.D
Associate Professor 
Danylo Halytsky National Medical University
Ukraine
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert





aacc member photo Belkiz Ongen, MD
Biochemistry Specialist
Acibadem Laboratories 
Turkey
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access Program


aacc member photo Bolonghoge Dayanath, MD
Consultant Chemical Pathologist
North Colombo Teaching Hospital
Sri Lanka
Sponsored by a gift from the Beckman Coulter Foundation



aacc member photo Cecilia Lekpor, Ph.D
Principal Biomedical Scientist
Korle Bu Teaching Hospital/University of Ghana Medical School 
Ghana
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert



aacc member photo Dipendra Pandeye, Ph.D 
Assistant Professor
Al Jouf University 
Saudi Arabia
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert



aacc member photoIria Cebreiros Lopez, Ph.D
Pharmacist Specialist in Clinical Analysis 
Clinical University Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca
Spain
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access Program



aacc member photoKarma Tshering
Clinical Tutor and Laboratory Teaching Coordinator 
Khesar Gyelpo University of Medical Science 
Bhutan
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert




aacc member photoLawson Ekpe, M.Sc
University of Calabar Teaching Hospital
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert




aacc member photoLinda Fondjo, Ph.D
Faculty and Affiliate
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology/Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
Ghana
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.


aacc member photoLorena Brennan, Ph.D. 
Secretaria de Salud Jalisco, Laboratorio Estatal de Salud Publica 
Mexico
Sponsored by a gift from Southern California Local Section




aacc member photo Maria Riberi, Ph.D
Laboratorio Castillo-Chidiak SRL
Argentina
Sponsored by a gift from Southern California Local Section




aacc member photoNafija Serdarevic, Ph.D
Spec. Clinical Chemistry/Laboratory Medicine, Associate Professor
University of Sarajevo
Bosnia & Herzegovina 
Sponsored by a gift Kerri Weinert



aacc member photoSaadet Celik
Clinical Biochemist
Şişli Hamaidiye Etfal Eğitim ve Araştirma Hastanesi Biyokimya Lab
Turkey
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert




aacc member photoSantosh Timalsina, MD
Assistant Professor
Chitwan Medical College and Teaching Hospital
Nepal
Sponsored by a gift from Kerri Weinert



aacc member photoSonglin Yu, MD 
Peking Union Medical College Hospital 
China
Sponsored by a gift from Robert Dufour




aacc member photo

Subhosmito Chakraborty, MD
Tata Medical Center
India
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.




aacc member photoTemitope Ogunleye, M.Sc
University College Hospital, Ibadan 
Nigeria
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.

 




aacc member photoTika Adilstya, MD
Dr. Kanujoso Djatiwibowo Hospital 
Indonesia
Sponsored by a gift from Beckman Coulter, Inc.




aacc member photoWanvisa Treebuphachatsakul, Ph.D 
Laboratory Consultant for Research and Development
NU Med Lab Center, Naresuan University
Thailand
Sponsored by a gift from AACC’s access Program

Contribute to International Travel Grants

Help young lab medicine professionals from around the world attend the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting and build successful, enduring careers in laboratory medicine.

Apply for an International Travel Grant

Early- and mid-career clinical lab scientists from outside the U.S. and Canada can win up to $2,500 to assist with travel to the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in addition to free meeting registration.