Society of
General physiologists

Traveling Scholars Program



The principal mission of this program is to provide a unique opportunity for a graduate or undergraduate department (or training program) to host a prominent visiting physiologist in order to promote education and research in cell and molecular physiology. During the visit, the invited speaker will engage students and other junior scientists with the purpose of exposing them to cutting-edge technology, experimental strategies and research being pursued in the speaker’s laboratory. In addition, the award is intended to recognize the excellence of the visiting scientist’s research program.

The SGP Traveling Scholar Program supports two types of activities:

1. Special Lecture: $1200 towards expenses (travel, hotel, food, activites, etc) plus a $300 honorarium.

2. Two-day Symposium: $2000 towards expenses (travel, hotel, food, activities, etc) plus a $500 honorarium.

Application Deadlines: February 1 and September 1.
Click here for information concerning eligibility and conditions of the award and application materials.

Reports from
previous Awards

Dr. Anne Walter
(Dr. Kevin Strange) 

Dr. Aldebaran Hofer
(Dr. Mark Nelson)

Cathy Proenza
(Dr. Donald M. Bers)

Dr. William N. Green
and Dr. Murali Prakriya

(Dr. Michael Cahalan)

Dr. Teresa Giraldez
(Dr. William Zagotta)



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