2016 YIA Winners

SfRBM’s Junior Awards Committee wishes to congratulate the winners of the Society’s annual Young Investigator Awards. These awards were made available to students and postdoctoral fellows based on a submitted abstract and the presentation of the work at the annual meeting, either in oral or poster symposia. Fifteen awards at $500 each were presented at the SfRBM / SFRRI 2016 Awards Banquet in San Francisco.

Douglas Ganini da Silva
Irwin Fridovich YIA Award – one of the top two scored abstracts/presentations at SfRBM/SFRRI 2016

Joshua Schoenfeld
The University of Iowa - USA
Larry Oberley YIA Award – one of the top two scored abstracts/presentations at SfRBM / SFRRI 2016

Andrea Braganza
University of Pittsburgh - USA
Larry Oberley YIA Award in Cancer - recognizing the highest scored abstract/presentation in the area of Cancer

Mohamad Almedawar
Technical University of Dresden - Germany

Matthew Campbell
University of Washington - USA

Jolyn Fernandes
Emory University - USA

Samantha Giordano
University of Alabama at Birmingham - USA

David Heppner
University of Vermont - USA

Ashutosh Kumar

Lasse Lorentzen
University of Copenhagen - Denmark

Melissa McDougall
Oregon State University - USA

Bryndon Oleson
Medical College of Wisconsin - USA

Rajesh Parsanathan
LSU Health Science Center - USA

Nicole Shakerley
Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences - USA

Artak Tovmasyan
Duke University - USA

Sarah Wong
University of Southern California - USA
Undergraduate YIA Award ($200)