Student and Postdoc Travel Support

Travel award applications are now closed!

DNA28 travel awards are available to eligible students or postdocs; to be eligible one must either be a US citizen or be based at a US institution. Awards are capped at 800 USD per applicant and will be provided as a flat award.

Award recipients will be required to provide the conference organizers with a copy of all receipts for airfare on a US-flag carrier, accommodation, registration, and incidental expenses such as local transportation. Meals will be paid on a per diem basis. Awards will be paid post-conference up to the 800 USD cap, for specific receipts and/or per diem expenses. Awards may be subject to tax withholding as required by US law.

To apply, please send an email to by July 1st, 2022, containing the following information:


The DNA28 conference will be held on the main campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, USA.

The meeting will take place in the auditorium of the newly built Physics & Astronomy and Interdisciplinary Sciences (PAIS) building, pictured above, which is located at:

The PAIS building is building number 114 on the UNM main campus map.

On-campus parking information is available from UNM Parking & Transportation Services.

Airport Information

Fly to the Albuquerque International Sunport (IATA code: ABQ).

Local Transport Information

Taxis and Uber/Lyft operate from the ABQ airport and throughout the city.

City of Albuquerque public transport information is available here.

Bus connections between UNM campus and key areas:

Schedules for key bus routes:


University Area

Downtown Albuquerque

Old Town Albuquerque

Albuquerque Uptown

Airport Area