2023 Young Investigator Award Recipients

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 conference, either in oral or poster symposia. 15 awards (4 postdocs and 11 students) at $500 each were presented at the conclusion of SfRBM-SFRRI 2023 Conference.  SfRBM also presented 1 Undergraduate Young Investigator Award for $250.  Winners will receive free registration to the 2024 or 2025 conference.

Natalia Oddone
Institute Pasteur de Montevideo - Uruguay
Irwin Fridovich YIA Award
one of the top two scored abstracts/presentations at SfRBM-SFRRI 2023

Martina Steglich
Universidad de la Republica - Uruguay
Larry Oberley YIA Award
one of the top two scored abstracts/presentations at SfRBM-SFRRI 2023

Molly Myers
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Larry Oberley YIA Award in Cancer
recognizing the highest-scored abstract/presentation in the area of Cancer

Christina Sul
University of Colorado - USA
Florida International University - Center for Translational Studies YIA Award
recognizing the highest scored abstract/presentation in the area of Cardiovascular / Pulmonary

Ese Ekhator
North Carolina A & T State University - USA

Ufuk Ersoy
University of Liverpool - UK

Nazarena Fernandez
Universidad de Buenos Aires - Argentina

Jose Trujillo Hernandez
National Institutes of Health - USA

Katherine Morton
Duke University - USA

Laisa Quadros Barse
Ruhr University Bochum - Germany

Martin Sosa
Universidad de la Republica - Uruguay

Priscilla Tang
University of Pittsburgh - USA

Kangzhe Xie
University of Sydney - Australia

Scott Yeudall
University of Virginia - USA

2023 Undergraduate YIA Award