We are pleased to announce the winners of the Howard Foundation Travel Bursary 2015. In first place was Paula Calvo from the University of Queensland, Australia with her abstract entitled “Tweaking Nature: Zeaxanthin and Lutein concentration in sweet-corn can be modified by genotype, physiological maturity, and location on the cob”. In second place was Nicole Stringham from the University of Georgia, USA with her abstract “Childhood vegetable intake predicts adult macular pigment optical density”.
Prof. John Nolan, Chair of the Macular Carotenoid Conference, said “the standard of the abstracts for the Howard Foundation Bursary was exceptionally high and competitive. We look forward to seeing the posters in July and would like to thank the Howard Foundation again for supporting the travel bursaries”
Please visit www.macularcarotenoids.org for information on the conference. Reminder: Registration for the conference is now open, do not forget to register and book your accommodation for the conference. Places at Downing College are limited and are on a first come first served basis.