Overseas Travel Awards & Best Poster Awards

Overseas Travel Awardees of 2018 MBI In'tl Sympoisum


Congratulations, Ryo Okubo, Inoue Keisuke and Peng Zhi Lan!


You are awarded with the Overseas Travel Awards for the 2018 MBI Int'l Symposium. Like previous years, competition is vigorous, and we received submissions from more than 15 countries this year. See you all in Taichung in Oct. (updated on July 31)


1. Ryo Okubo (Japan). The relationship of fear of cancer recurrence with polyunsaturated fatty acids in breast cancer survivors : cross-sectional study.

2. Inoue Keisuke (Japan). Attitudes toward suicide prevention, suicide intervention skills and communication in medical staffs concerned with cancer patients

3. Peng Zhi Lan (China). EPA is more effective than DHA to improve depressive-like behavior, noradrenaline secretion, and BDNF signaling in a chronic unpredictable mild stress (CUMS) model.




I. Overseas Travel Awards (OTA)


Candidate for overseas travel awards must fulfill the following criteria: (1) qualify as an early career researcher at a PhD, postdoctoral or physician resident level, (2) from an overseas country (evidence of either the residence or departing country must be provided); and must have submitted at least one abstract for oral or poster presentation on-line; and well declare in the application form that she/he wishes to be considered as an overseas travel award candidate.


※ OTA awardess will be granted with a certificate, USD$500, and cordially invited to welcome dinner hosted on Oct. 27 and post-symposium tour held on Oct. 29.


※ Deadline Extended for Travel Award Application: July 20th, 2018 (Closed)


※ Award Announcement: no later than July 31st, 2018



II. Best Poster Awards


Poster presenters are requested to be present in English at their designated poster board(s) during poster sessions to answer questions. Poster judges will come to the position, depending on session schedule, and authors must be available for protracted discussions.


※ Best Poster Awardees will be granted with a certificate and USD$ 200.


※ Award Announcement: Award Ceremony on Oct. 28th, 2018






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