Dr. Jennifer Leigh Ingram is the founder of the Research Triangle Chapter of Graduate Women in Science, and has served in the National GWIS leadership since 2004 as National Fellowships Coordinator, National President, and on the National Board of Directors.

She founded our chapter in 2009, and is currently an Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Medicine, where her laboratory focuses on understanding cellular mechanisms of airway fibrosis in asthma. You can read more about her research here.

Starting 2019, Graduate Women in Science – Research Triangle Chapter is going to award the Dr. Jennifer Leigh Ingram Travel Award to a woman in graduate school, or a woman who is serving in a postdoctoral or postbaccalaureate position at a university in North Carolina, USA who is going to present her research at a scientific conference.

We are no longer accepting applications for this award. If your advisor has not sent your recommendation letter yet, they can email it to TravelAwardRT@GWIS.ORG by 5pm, March 1, 2019 (Friday). Thank you for your interest and good luck! 

Travel Award Application Form

For Travel Award FAQs, please click here. Application instructions can be found here.

For questions, email us: TravelAwardRT@gwis.org