Travel grant recipients

December 2018 recipients

Arantxa Rojas, Őzgűl Gők, and Madhuchhanda Brahma have been chosen as the recipients for the 2018 Communications journals travel grants for early career researchers. 

Arantxa Rojas was awarded the Communications Biology grant. Arantxa is currently completing her thesis on regulation of miRNA biogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Rosario (IBR) in Argentina. She will attend the 24th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society in Krakow, Poland.

Őzgűl Gők was awarded the Communications Chemistry grant. Őzgűl is an Assistant Professor at Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydınlar Universty in Istanbul where her research focuses upon the design of synthetic and natural biomaterials for both drug delivery and regeneration. She will attend the Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting in Seattle, USA.

Madhuchhanda Brahma was awarded the Communications Physics grant. Madhuchhanda is currently completing her thesis on multiscale modeling of quantum transport in 2D material based MOS transistors at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India. She will attend the International Workshop on Computational Nanotechnology in Illinois, USA.

They have each received a grant of €2,500 to support their attendance at an international conference and present their work.  




Left to right: Arantxa Rojas, Őzgűl Gők, and Madhuchhanda Brahma.