It is our pleasure to announce that the call for applications for the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) Students and Fellows Association (SFA) 2017 conference in Chicago, USA on June 27-29 is now open! You can register using the application form at the following link.

Highlights of the 2017 ISAPP-SFA conference include the opportunity to attend invite-only ISAPP lectures, a poster session at the ISAPP conference to present your work, brief oral presentations and multiple networking events with both SFA and ISAPP members. A tentative conference program is available here. If your application is accepted there will be no registration fee and some travel costs may be covered thanks to generous support from ISAPP, depending on the distance travelled and final attendance numbers.

The deadline for applications and abstract submission for the 2017 ISAPP-SFA meeting is the January 30th, 2017. Selected applicants will be notified after the deadline.

Download our conference flyer here and feel free to share it with your fellow researchers!

*DISCLAIMER: allocation of travel funds is at the discretion of the executive committee. While we aim to provide everyone with a travel fund, this will depend on the number of members attending and funds available. Proof (e.g. receipts) will be required for reimbursement. Please note that an application to attend this conference is not a guarantee of a place.  We have an upper limit of participants and cannot accept more than we can accommodate.  Therefore, to increase the likelihood of your application being approved, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Please note that if you require a visa for travel, it is your responsibility to organize this.