Travel Grants

PCC travel grants are designed to alleviate the costs of airfare, hotel, and conference fees for interested parties who would not otherwise be able to attend the 2023 conference. We can also offer a limited number of complimentary virtual registrations for members of the anti-doping community with demonstrated interest and financial need. Please contact for more information, or to request consideration for a travel grant or complimentary virtual registration for PCC 2023.

2017 Travel Grant Recipients

Three PCC Travel Grant Recipients were chosen in 2017. These Awardees were chosen from a pool of candidates showing great interest in anti-doping and potential in the field. We thank all of our applicants for their interest in the conference and contribution to the clean sport movement.

Dr. Tom Bassindale is a Forensics and Analytical Science Lecturer at UK’s Sheffield Hallam University. Tom completed his PhD at the UK’s World Anti-Doping Agency accredited laboratory at King’s College London, under the supervision of Dr. David Cowan and Dr. Andrew Kicman.

Dr. Laura Garvican Lewis is currently Director of Science at USADA. She was previously a Research Fellow at the Australian Institute of Sport and Australia Catholic University. She was awarded a PCC grant in 2015 to study the combined effects of altitude and iron supplementation on the Athlete Biological Passport.

Dr. Jacob Bejder is a Danish PhD Scholar at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Nutrition, Exercise, and Sports. He began his work within the field of anti-doping during completion of his bachelor’s degree in Sports and Health at the University of Southern Denmark in 2012.

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