The Sphingolipid Club has sponsorized two travel grants for young participants to the 2023 FASEB SRC Lysophospholipid and Related Mediators Conference, held at Melbourne, FL,  USA, on July 9-13, 2023.

The grants were reserved to PhD students and young postdocs, presenting their work as a short talk (500 €) or as a poster (300 €). The jury was composed by Members of the Sphingolipid Club Scientific Board.

The winners of such awards were:

ONORINA L. MANZO, from Weill Cornell Medical College, for her short talk: Suppression of sphingolipid metabolism mediates endothelial dysfunction and contributes to coronary atherosclerosis in mice.


NATHALIE SCHRöDER, from the Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, for her poster: Tonic Sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P)/S1P receptor 3 signaling in vascular smooth muscle cells promotes aortic aneurysm rupture


Awards at the XIV Sphingolipid Club Meeting, Pozzilli, Italy, Sept 7-11, 2022

PhD students and young Postdocs who received a travel grant:

Sumaiya Afsar, Shah Alam, Davide Capoferri , Federico Fiorani, Marzia Corli, Carine Dufau, Camillo Morano, Gloria Grelle, Ondreji Kovac, Bisera Stepanovska, Roxana Manaila, Luisa Volk, Trushnal Waghmare, Duyen Tran, Isabelle Seidita, Tristan Martineau, Angel Gaudioso, Liubov Kalinichenko, Anna Kovilakath, Giuseppe Pepe, Caterina Giovagnoni, Valentine Yolander, Salvatore Fioriniello, Daan Van Kruining, Tanes Imamura de Lima and Alix Pierron.

Mark Kester Award

(one supported by the Sphingolipid Club, one supported by Myles Cabot Laboratory)

HUI-MING LIN (500 €), Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
LORRY CARRIE (500 €), University of Toulouse, France

Antonio Delgado Award

ESSA M. SAIED (500 €), University of Berlin, Germany

Participation to the 2021 FASEB Lysophospholipid and Related Mediators Conference, held online, July 13-15, 2021

YULIYA FAKHR (300 €), University of Alberta, Canada
BISERA STEPANOVSKA TANTUROVSKA (300 €), University of Bern, Switzerland

Lina Obeid Awards

JOHANNES MORSTEIN  (1000 €), New York University, USA.
SHAH ALAM (1000 €), University of Bonn, Germany.

Shimon Gatt Awards

(two supported by the Sphingolipid Club, one supported by Myles Cabot Laboratory):

VALENTINA VOZELLA  (1000 €), University of California Irvine, USA
LIUBOV KALINICHENKO (1000 €), Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.
MICHAEL PULKOSKI (1000 €), Stanford University, USA

Participation to the 2019 FASEB SRC “The Lysophospholipid and Related Mediators”, Lisbon, Portugal, July 28-August 2, 2019

HIRA NIAZI (best short talk, 500 €), INSERM U970, Paris, France
VALENTINE YOLANDER (best poster, 300 €), Virginia Commonwealth University, USA