MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The G&E Program provides its students with financial support to attend scientific meetings, join professional societies, and take online courses connected to their thesis research. 

G&E Travel Awards

G&E provides $500 travel awards to eligible students presenting the findings of their research at national or international meetings, either orally or as a poster, or to engage in an intensive short course such as at Cold Spring Harbor, The Jackson Laboratory or Woods Hole.  All travel award applications are reviewed as they are received. To apply for a travel award, please complete the short application form – one per student per 12-month period, as long as funds are available. 

Scientific Society Memberships

G&E pays the annual membership fee for G&E students to join one scientific society of their choice.  Payment is done on a reimbursement basis -one per student per 12-month period, as long as funds are available. Contact the program coordinator, Elisabeth Lindheim, for more information.

Online Course Registration Fees

G&E will reimburse G&E students up to $250 per year to take and complete online course(s) relevant to their thesis research.  Course reimbursement is processed upon submission of your course completion certificate(s) – one per student per 12-month period, as long as funds are available. All courses must be pre-approved by the program director.  For more information, please contact Elisabeth Lindheim.