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Awardee:CLEMSON UNIVERSITY
Doing Business As Name:Clemson University
PD/PI:
  • Feng Luo
  • (864) 656-4793
  • luofeng@clemson.edu
Award Date:06/09/2021
Estimated Total Award Amount: $ 20,000
Funds Obligated to Date: $ 20,000
  • FY 2021=$20,000
Start Date:08/01/2021
End Date:07/31/2022
Transaction Type:Grant
Agency:NSF
Awarding Agency Code:4900
Funding Agency Code:4900
CFDA Number:47.074
Primary Program Source:040100 NSF RESEARCH & RELATED ACTIVIT
Award Title or Description:Travel: NSF Student Travel Grant for 2021 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM)
Federal Award ID Number:2131662
DUNS ID:042629816
Parent DUNS ID:042629816
Program:Innovation: Bioinformatics
Program Officer:
  • Jean Gao
  • (703) 292-7253
  • jgao@nsf.gov

Awardee Location

Street:230 Kappa Street
City:CLEMSON
State:SC
ZIP:29634-5701
County:
Country:US
Awardee Cong. District:03

Primary Place of Performance

Organization Name:Clemson University
Street:230 Kappa Street
City:CLEMSON
State:SC
ZIP:29634-0001
County:Clemson
Country:US
Cong. District:03

Abstract at Time of Award

Bioinformatics and Biomedicine research requires close collaboration among multi-disciplinary researchers from quantitative sciences, life sciences, and their interfaces. The research is essential to the understanding of complex biological systems, which impacts the science and technology of fields ranging from agricultural and environmental sciences to pharmaceutical and medical sciences. The IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine 2021(BIBM-2021) will provide an open and interactive forum to promote multidisciplinary research and education in Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, facilitate cross-fertilization of ideas, and bridge knowledge gaps. The scientific program will cover six synergistic themes on i) Bioinformatics and Computational Biology of Molecular Structure, Function, and Evolution; ii) Computational Systems Biology; and iii) Next-Generation Sequencing and High-throughput Methods, which are all relevant to NSF research areas. A special panel, the Bioinformatics Educational Workshop, will foster discussion on education opportunities and barriers. As an effort to engage young researchers, especially students from underrepresented groups, BIBM-2021 plans to involve them in the meeting organization and will include mentoring activities in the conference program. The conference travel grant aims to provide the crucial funding needed to support the participation of early-career researchers and graduate students, especially those from underrepresented groups, as a training opportunity for the next generation of scientists, thereby, broadening the scientific impact of this international conference. This award reflects NSF's statutory mission and has been deemed worthy of support through evaluation using the Foundation's intellectual merit and broader impacts review criteria.

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