ASN * American Society for Neurochemistry
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Sanofi logo Sanofi Travel Award 2020 Daniel Radecki


The Sanofi travel award is presented by the American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN) to support an outstanding, translationally focused post-doctoral fellow's participation at the ASN Annual Meeting. The award provides $1,000 for travel expenses to attend the ASN annual meeting.


  • Awards are restricted to post-doctoral scientists who received their PhD within the last six years, as of March 1 of the year for which they apply for the award.
  • Applicants must reside in the Western Hemisphere, which according to ASN's Standing Rules is defined as Canada, North America, Central America, South America, US Possessions and the Caribbean.
  • Applicants are not required to be ASN members (Applicants from Latin America should apply also for the Young Latin American Scholar's Award).
  • Applicants must be first (presenting) author of a submitted abstract.
  • Applicants may not have received a Sanofi Award from ASN previously.
  • No more than two applicants from any laboratory may apply.


  • Travel award recipients are expected to attend the entire meeting.
  • Award winners will be formally presented to the Society at both the opening symposium and the business meeting.



  • APRIL 1, 2021 - EXTENDED TO APRIL 17

Anyone who has an abstract submitted in the system by the April 10 abstract deadline will have an extra week to submit their application for an award.

Step One: After you submit your abstract, you will have access to the online application system. The travel award application can be found on the meeting overview page of the current meeting

Step Two: The online system will collect general information and request that you upload, in PDF format, the following documents:
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  1. A cover letter containing a statement about the translational value of your research, your career goals and how attending th ASN meeting will support these career goals.
  2. A signed letter of support from your supervisor or research director confirming your financial need.
  3. A full curriculum vitae with complete list of publications.

Step Three: Submit online and then view the accuracy of your application. You will be able to edit it until the application process closes.


2019 Luan Diniz, PhD Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
2018 Chia-Ching Lin, PhD Baylor College of Medicine
2017 Vladimir Grubisic, MD, PhD Michigan State University
2016 Sandra Cardona, PhD University of Texas at San Antonio
2014 Reshmi Tognatta, PhD University of California, San Francisco