These awards recognize superior abstracts with a certificate and recognition on the ISSCR website and at the annual meeting. Late-Breaking abstracts are not eligible. No application necessary, only trainees with active ISSCR membership are eligible.

Current Winner

  • 2020 Merit Abstract Awards

    CONGRATULATIONS to the ISSCR 2020 Merit Abstract Award Winners:
     
    Deniz Aksel, Harvard University
    Juan Alvarez, Harvard University
    Nur Shabrina Amirruddin, A*STAR
    Chen Atzmon, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Sarah Bowling, Boston Children's Hospital
    Vincenzo Calvanese, University of California Los Angeles
    Joana Claudio Ribeiro, University College London
    Katie Cockburn, Yale University
    Samuele Ferrari, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University
    Corey Garyn, Columbia University
    Zaniar Ghazizadeh, Yale School of Medicine
    Ge Guo, University of Cambridge
    Takeshi Hatani, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University
    Deirdre Hoban, Lund University
    Debabrata Jana, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
    Adrian Janiszewski, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
    Geraldine Jowett, King's College London
    Suraj Kannan, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Sathya Kannan, National University of Singapore
    Evgenii Kegeles, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
    Marine Krzisch, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
    Shiri Levy, University of Washington
    Peng Li, Nankai University
    Xiadong Liu, Monash University
    Raffaella Lucciola, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
    Stephanie Luff, Washington University in St Louis
    Miyeko Mana, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Paul McKeever, University of Toronto
    Tomohiro Minakawa, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University
    Matteo Maria Naldini, IRCSS San Raffaele Scientific Institute
    Peter Nicholls, Whitehead Institute
    Sachin Patel, Children's Hospital Boston
    Qi Qiu, University of Pennsylvania
    Giorgia Scapin, Nationwide Children's Hospital / The Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Erin Slatery, University of Cambridge
    Thai Tran, Merck & Co Inc.
    Larissa Traxler, University of Innsbruck
    Tomoya Uchimura, Kyoto University
    Silvia Velasco, Broad Institute/Harvard University
    Adrian Veres, Harvard University
    Li-Tzu Wang, National Taiwan University
    Samuel Wattrus, Boston Children's Hospital
    Yonglong Wei, Children's Research Institute
    Yan Yao, Columbia University Medical Center
    Shu-Chi Yeh, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Atilgan Yilmaz, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Wenshu Zeng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    Ke Zhang, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
    Lingling Zhang, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Lili Zhu, Gladstone Institutes

Past Winners

  • 2019 Merit Abstract Awards

    CONGRATULATIONS to the ISSCR 2019 Merit Abstract Award Winners:
     
    Juan Alvarez-Dominguez, Harvard University
    Madeline Andrews, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
    Aparna Bhaduri, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
    Joel Blanchard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Freya Bruveris, Murdoch Children's Research Insitute
    Di Chen, UCLA
    Elisa Clark, University of Washington
    Samuel Collombet, EMBL
    Marlon Dias, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
    Ramy Elsaid, Institut Pasteur
    Elena Enzo,
    Univ of Modena and Reggio Emilia
    Ali Fathi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Hananeh Fonoudi, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
    Mukul Girotra, University of Lausanne
    David Grommisch, Karolinska Institutet
    Franklin Herbert, Christian Medical College
    Wenxiang Hu, University of Pennsylvania
    Tsuyoshi Iida, Keio University
    Ammar Jabali, Central Institute of Mental Health (ZI), University of Heidelberg and German Cancer Research Center
    Cody Kime, RIKEN
    Siddharth Kishore, University of Pennsylvania
    Choon-Soo Lee, Center for Medical Innovation, Seoul National University Hospital
    Lu Li, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (SIBCB)
    Cambrian Liu, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
    Wan-Jin Lu, Stanford Univ Sch of Medicine
    Alicia Mayeuf-Louchart, INSERM U1011, UNIVERSITE DE LILLE-EGID
    Aditya Mithal, Boston University School of Medicine
    Taiki Nakajima, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
    Sangbum Park, Yale University
    Antonella Pinto, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
    Edwin Rosado-Olivieri, Harvard Stem Cell Institute
    Erin Sanders, Stanford University
    Munirah Santosa, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB)/ A*STAR
    Bo Shen, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Jian Shu, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard/Whitehead Institute
    Enrique Sosa, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Fang Tao, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
    Daniel Wagner, Harvard Medical School
    Zhenghao Yang, Peking Univeisity
    Atilgan Yilmaz, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Bing Zhang, Harvard University
    Linfeng Zhang,
    Tongji University
    Jan Zylicz, Institut Curie and University Of Cambridge
  • 2018 Merit Abstract Awards

    CONGRATULATIONS to the ISSCR 2018 Merit Abstract Award Winners:
     
    Yaser Atlasi, Radboud University
    Scott Bell, McGill University
    Mimi Borrelli, Stanford University
    German Camargo Ortega, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen & University of Munich
    Xi Chen, Tsinghua University
    Jun Chen, National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing
    Laura De Rosa, Centre for Regenerative Medicine,Univeristy of Modena and Reggio Emilia
    Yvanka De Soysa, UCSF/Gladstone Institutes
    Florijn Dekkers, Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research
    Melanie Domingues, CSIRO
    Ahmed Fahmy, University of Toronto
    Rodrigo Grandy, University of Cambridge
    Elliott Hagedorn, Boston Children's Hospital
    Michael Hicks, UCLA
    Takuji Ito, Aichi Medical University
    Woong Bi Jang, Convergence Stem Cell Research Center
    Manabu Kasamoto, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application. Kyoto University
    Cody Kime, CDB RIKEN
    Yuko Kokubu, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, and  Takeda,CiRA Joint Program (T,CiRA)
    Choon-Soo Lee, Seoul National University Hospital
    Cuicui Liu, Institute of Hematology & Blood Diseases Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Department of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, Peking Union Medical College
    Vikas Malik, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health,Chinese Academy of Sciences (GIBH,CAS)
    Jana Mitchell, Harvard University
    Takenori Ogura, Center for iPS Cell Reseach and Application, Kyoto University
    John Ouyang, Duke,NUS Medical School
    Wu Qian, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Jayesh Salvi, Stanford University
    Colinda Scheele, Netherlands Cancer Institute
    Charvi Syal, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
    Jorik van Rijn, UMC Utrecht
    Yaofeng Wang, Guangzhou Institue of Biomedine and Health, CAS
    Atilgan Yilmaz, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Jan Zylicz, Institut Curie / University of Cambridge