2017 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 2017 Awards Banquet in Baltimore.

Thomas van’t Erve
NIH/NIEHS
Irwin Fridovich YIA Award
one of the top two scored abstracts/presentations at SfRBM 2017

Vlad Serbulea
University of Virginia
Larry Oberley YIA Award
one of the top two scored abstracts/presentations at  SfRBM 2017

John Skoko
University of Pittsburgh
Larry Oberley YIA Award in Cancer
recognizing the highest scored abstract/presentation in the area of Cancer

Stephen Chong
National University of Singapore

Kimberly Dunham-Snary
Queen’s University – Canada

Evan Elko
University of Vermont

Damian Guerra
University of Colorado

Collin Heer
University of Iowa

Philip Kramer
University of Washington

Fereshteh Moradi
Brock University – Canada

Justin Quiles
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Flavia Rezende
Goethe-University – Germany

Sabrina Schatzman
Johns Hopkins University

Christina Sisliyan
University of Southern California

Beth Worley
Penn State University

Hannah Despres
SUNY Plattsburgh (Undergraduate YIA)