Metabolomics Society Student Prize and Travel Awards Scheme

The Metabolomics Society Student Awards recognise outstanding academic achievement.

Students* can apply for one of ten Metabolomics Society Student Travel Awards to support their attendance at the Metabolomics Society annual conference. If successful they are then eligible to compete for the Metabolomics Society Student Prize, awarded to the best student presentation.

*Eligibility, applicants must be:
- A Student Member of the Metabolomics Society continuously for at least 3 months prior to the conference.
- Registered for the conference and attend in person.

Student and Early Career abstracts that are submitted for travel awards will be reviewed by the Conference and Training Committee. To apply, please see the conference website.


Metabolomics Society 2017 Student Travel Awardees

  • Rudi Grosman, University of Liverpool
  • Dipa Gurung, Imperial College London
  • Takoua Jendoubi, Imperial College London
  • Xiaona Li, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Marcus Ludwig, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
  • Pamela Pruski, Imperial College London
  • Emma Sherman, New Zealand Inst. for Plant & Food Research
  • Kyle Van de Bittner, University of Canterbury
  • Mohsen Zareian, University of Otago
  • Jonas Zierer, King's College London

Metabolomics Society 2016 Student Travel Awardees

  • Xiaofei Yin, University College Dublin
  • Roberto Fusetto, The University of Melbourne
  • Blandine Madji Hounoum, Inserm U930 Equipe 2
  • Carlos Sanchez Arcos, Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology
  • Helena Gibbons, University College Dublin
  • Annalaura Mastrangelo, Univesidad San Pablo CEU
  • Rabiya Zia, Imperial College London
  • Robin Wördenweber, Bielefeld University
  • Christian Ristok, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
  • Amy McMillan, Western University

Metabolomics Society 2015 Student Travel Awardees

  • Jonas Zierer, King's College London
  • Hyuknam Kwon, Seoul National university
  • Zhixiang Yan
  • Sara Samino, University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia
  • Tokuwa Kanno, King's College London
  • Yong Jin, An Seoul National University
  • Leslie R. Euceda, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Nazanin Zounemat Kermani, Imperial College London
  • Martin Jones, University of Birmingham
  • Sarah Cherkaoui, Universite de Montreal

Metabolomics Society 2014 Student Travel Awardees

  • Zanariah Hashim, Osaka University
  • Chaevien Clendinen, University of Florida
  • Shao Thing Teoh, Osaka University
  • Surachat Tangpranomkorn, Chulalongkorn University
  • Gregory Stupp, University of Florida
  • Adriana Macedo, McMaster University
  • Hindrike Bammann, CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology
  • Huai-Hsuan Chiu, National Taiwan University
  • Cheng-Cheng Lin, Chang Gung University
  • Christoph Ruttkies, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (Halle)

Metabolomics Society 2013 Student Travel Awardees

  • Shayne Mason, North-West University, South Africa
  • Marie Palmnäs, University of Alberta, Canada
  • David B. Liesenfeld, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany
  • Lea Maitre, Imperial College London, UK
  • Anne-Laure Hepp, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Helena Gibbons, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Kumsun Cho, Seoul National University College of Medicine and Hospital, Republic of Korea
  • Sven Heiling, Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Germany
  • Martin R. Jones, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Kathleen Vermeersch, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Metabolomics Society 2012 Student Travel Awardees

  • Stephan Beisken (European Bioinformatics Institute) - Mass Spectrometry in KNIME: Custom Nodes for Data Pre-Processing
  • Helen Martin (Loughborough University) - The Application of Hyphenated Thermal Desorption Electrospray Ionisation-Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry to the Targeted Analysis of Volatile Biomarkers from Human Skin and Breath
  • Silvia Oliveira Diaz (University of Aveiro) - Maternal urine metabolic profiling: a means to follow the metabolic adaptations throughout pregnancy and predict prenatal disorders
  • Julio Peironcely (TNO Research Group) - Metabolomics Using an Automated Metabolite Identification Pipeline
  • Brian Lankadurai (University of Toronto) - 1H NMR-based metabolomic analysis of sub-lethal perfluoroalkyl acid exposure to the earthworm Eisenia fetida
  • Farhana Pinu (University of Auckland) - Sauvignon blanc metabolomics: Influence of juice manipulations on wine aroma compounds
  • Yajing Chu (Cambridge University) - A Metabolomic study of a rat model of Hepatocellular Carcinogenesis to investigate the induction of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Arjun Sengupta (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) - 1H NMR Metabonomics to Monitor Recovery Profile and Diagnose Malaria: Implications for Plasmodium vivax Infection