International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) Announces 39 Scholarship Winners for ISEV 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting (July 20-22) on Extracellular Vesicles, Including Exosomes

On July 13, 2020, the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) Annual Meeting (ISEV2020), including exosomes, is now VIRTUAL (July 20-22); and will feature over 600 Discussions (Plenary Addresses, Panel Sessions, Featured Abstracts, Oral Abstract Talks, Poster Chats, & Education Sessions). The program can viewed here ( and registration can be done here ( For past annual meetings, the ISEV has awarded meeting scholarships to outstanding young investigators. This year, in addition to the Young Investigator Scholarship category, ISEV has introduced three new scholarship categories: New Parent Member Scholarship (with children up to 8 years of age); Travel Scholarship for Attendees Working in World Bank Low-Income Countries; and Scholarship for Student Hardship (this category is for students who faced exceptional hardship in their careers to achieve their goals). This year’s 39 scholarship winners are listed below, together with their academic affiliations, and the titles and numbers of their abstracts for the meeting. LINA ANTOUNIANS, The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, Abstract Title: “Epigenetic Regulation of Fetal Hypoplastic Lungs by Amniotic Fluid Stem Cell Derived Extracellular Vesicles” (OT10.4). ISHARA ATUKORALA (photo), La Trobe University, Australia, Abstract Title: “Ubiquitin E3 Ligase NEDD4 Is a Novel Regulator of Exosome Biogenesis and Secretion” (OT09.1). SOUNAK BAGCHI, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA, Abstract Title: “Bioengineered Exosomes As Novel Drug Carriers for Targeting HIV-1 Infection in the CNS” (OS29.2).
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