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The Volkswagen Foundation is offering a limited number of travel grants for young investigators: PhD students and early career scientists that have completed a PhD within the last 5 years. Applicants must be engaged in work on genome editing and/or security implications of biotechnology. Successful applicants will have the opportunity present their work in a Poster Session and/or Lightning Talk. 
Up to five travel grants will also be provided for journalists from lower income countries. The travel grant includes travel expenses to and from Hanover, lodging in Hanover, and, visa fees (if applicable).  The travel grant does not include local transportation expenses (e.g. cab fairs and parking), food and beverages while traveling, or poster printing costs.  Additional details can be found on the Volkswagen Foundation website.