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2005 Registration

TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION: Deadline March 8, 2005 ISMB is pleased to announce funding opportunities for students and postdoctoral fellows to attend the ISMB 2005 conference in Detroit, Michigan. We are committed to providing support to as many eligible applicants as possible.


Expenses intended to be covered by travel fellowships include airfare, hotels and meals. The total fellowship award depends on geographical location and upon submission of appropriate receipts

  • USA: up to maximum of US$800
  • Canada/Mexico: up to maximum of US$1000
  • Europe: up to maximum of US$1300
  • Japan/Middle-East: up to maximum of US$1500
  • Asia/South-America/Australia: up to maximum of US$1600
  1. Applicants will be required to register for ISMB 2005 shortly after they receive notification that they have received a travel fellowship (click here to access the registration page). The deadline for fellowships recipients to register for the conference will be listed on their acceptance letter.
  2. Must be registered in a degree program (undergraduate or graduate) or as a postdoctoral research fellow at an accredited university or college at the time of the conference.
  3. Must present a poster or paper in person at ISMB 2005 (One poster per person, multiple authors applying with the same poster title will not be accepted)
  4. Applicant is responsible for paying all expenses of attending the conference up front.
  5. Applicants must submit receipts for travel and confirmations for housing to the ISMB 2005 registration desk upon check-in.
  6. Checks will be distributed at the conference and will be available on Monday, June 27 between 10:00am and 4:00pm.
Conference Registration
All travel fellowship recipients will be required to register and pay for the ISMB 2005 conference. The early registration deadline is posted here. If your attendance of the ISMB 2005 conference is dependent on receipt of a travel fellowship, please do not register until after the notification of travel fellowships.
  1. Complete the form below.
  2. Press the submit button. If you need to make changes to your application, please send changes to: Please do not submit another application.
  3. You will be notified April 8 if your application has been approved. Successful applicants will be required to present evidence of their eligibility status (such as student identity) upon receiving financial support.
  4. Register for ISMB 2005 (Registration will start January 31, 2005, and the early registration discount will end May 16 - click here). If your attendance of the ISMB 2005 conference is dependent on receipt of a travel fellowship, please do not register until after the notification of travel fellowships.
  5. IMPORTANT: You must submit a paper or poster before you submit a travel fellowship application.

Deadline: fellowship applicants must complete and submit the following form prior to 11:59 PM PST March 8, 2005.

Questions regarding submissions should be addressed to:

General Information (all fields are required unless otherwise noted)
Are you an ISCB member? Yes No
Are you a member of the
ISCB Student Council?
Yes No
First Name, Middle Initial, Family Name:
(middle initial optional)
Street Address:
Zip/Postal Code:
Academic status:
Presentation Type:
Title of Presentation:
Are you the main
Yes No
Geographical location from
which you will be travelling:

I will attend only if given a minimum support of US Dollars in the amount of .
I will attend anyway, but support is deeply appreciated.
Brief Budget of funding needed:
Reasons for applying (max 60 words):
Did you attend ISMB
conferences in the past?
Yes No
List all conferences that you have attended (ISMB, RECOMB, PSB, ECCB):
Have you previously received a fellowship from ISCB or ISMB? Yes No
Academic Record
URL to your CV:
Please note: If your CV is not available online you may leave the above field blank, but you must email a copy of your CV (preferably .pdf or .rtf) to us at Be sure to include your name as it is given on this form within the name of the file you send (i.e., John_Smith_CV.pdf).
URL of your personal homepage:
(Or group/institute webpage, if
personal doesn't exist)
Misc. Information
Gender: Male Female
Country of current residence:
Country of citizenship:
US Citizens & Permanent Residents:
if other:
* Important: If you are a US citizen or US permanent resident and one of the minority groups listed above please be aware that you may also qualify to apply for a Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) travel award through the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). For more information and to link to an application form, please see:
Please check here if you also intend to apply through the MARC program. (Please note: If you are selected for funding, it will either be awarded through ISMB or through the MARC program, not both. However, because we have limited funding available, an additional application to the MARC program is encouraged for all who meet the MARC criteria.)
Non-US Citizens/Permanent Residents:
Do you have a visa (tourist/student) to the USA? Yes No
Please note, if your country is on the Visa Waiver Program then you do not need to apply for a US visa (please read the instructions carefully. Otherwise, you should have/apply for a B1 visa (visitor for business visa) and must have one before your travel. For further information regarding Visa requirements or write your queries to
Disclaimer: Submitting an application for an ISMB travel fellowship and/or for MARC travel funds does not guarantee you will be awarded funds. Due to limited funding of both programs, it is not possible to fund all applicants. We thank you for your understanding.

For additional information, please contact