Carol Briggs-Smalley Scholarship 2017

Carol BriggsCarol Briggs (1958 – 2015)

Following the tragic death of Carol Briggs-Smalley in 2015, the ICSH have established a Memorial Fund to provide an annual Scholarship.
Up to €5,000 will be awarded to a haematology laboratory scientist or technologist in training (non-tenured) to support a research project, with attendance and presentation at an appropriate international meeting. Preference will be given to a standardization project.
Applications will open in September 2017 and the Scholarship Panel will advise the winner in early 2018.

2017 Winner:
Heather E. Williams
Viapath King’s College Hospital Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Centre, London, UK
Characterization of JAK2 Gain of Function GOF mutations using Fluorescence in situ Hybridization FISH in JAK2V617F-negative patients with Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

Past Winners