Student grants

Award-winners of the Student Grants

We received 21 high quality applications for the student grants from all over the world. We are happy that the wildlife haemosporidian research develops prosperously in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Australia and Asia, and that new groups are joining the field.

The Scientific and Organization committee seriously considered all of the applications and are glad to announce that the following seven outstanding students will receive full support (including visa, international flight, local accommodation and registration fee, up to $1200) to join the conference:

Axl Stivel Giraldo Cepeda (Colombia)

Carolina Hernández (Mexicao)

Tanja Himmel (Austria)

Mizue Inumaru (Japan)

Simona Krausová (Czech)

Naima Starkloff (USA)

Melanie Tchoumbou (Cameroon)


The budget further allow us to give partial support to four students (including visa, local accommodation and registration fee, up to $400):

Elfego Cuevas (Chile)

Meghann Humphries (USA)

Mikas Ilgūnas (Lithuania)

Elena Platonova (Lithuania)


We thank all students for their interest in the conference and reviewers, for help with grant evaluations. Your contributions will make the conference more wonderful.

Looking forward to meeting you in the golden autumn in Beijing!