The ISB Qaaifah Gillani Syed and Zannatun Nayema awarded travel fellowships to BC2 conference July 23, 2019 NicoleVasilevsky Congratulations to Qaaifah Gillani Syed and Zannatun Nayema, who have been selected for the [BC]2 Travel Fellowships. Qaaifah Gillani Syed (University of Kashmir, IN)Qaaifah Gillani Syed is a PhD student in the group of Shaida Andrabi in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Kashmir in India. Her research is focusing on Cancer Biology and by using different bioinformatics tools, she is studying the mitotic and oncogenic role of different kinases. Zannatun Nayema (Kanazawa University, JP) Zannatun Nayema is a first-year PhD student in the group of Atsushi Tajima in the Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics at the Kanazawa University in Japan. Her main research focus is on the analysis of Genome Wide Association Studies connected to the Metabolic syndrome (a cluster of conditions that increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes) and polygenic risk score analyses. Read more about their fellowships here. Read the announcement about the travel fellowship opportunity here.