Society for Free Radical Research - Europe

April news from the ECR subcommittee

Dear colleagues,

In this month’s newsletter we are delighted to introduce the speakers for the next webinar and highlight the current open calls for funding opportunities for Early Career Researchers from the society.

Webinar series

Last month our webinar was focused on successful academic career progression, with input from Dr Jörg Mansfeld and Dr Eduardo Balsa Martínez, two exceptional scientists in the redox field. The webinar received very good feedback and we are planning on running more academic career progression talks focusing on career transitions in the future.

If you were not able to attend the webinar, you can find the recording in the SFRR-E intranet.
Our next webinar will be on the 2nd May 2023 at 15:00 h CET and we are happy to announce this month’s speakers:

Chrisa Xirouchaki, PhD

Chrisa is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia. She received her PhD in 2016 from the University of Melbourne and her research focuses on redox metabolism in skeletal muscle and exercise physiology.



Flávia Rezende, PhD

Flávia is a Research Scientist at the Institute for Cardiovascular Physiology at the Goethe-University in Frankfurt (Germany) and received her PhD in 2012. She is interested in decoding how the metabolism of fatty acids, cholesterol and amino acids in endothelial cells controls cardiovascular function and studies the effects of oxidative products herein.


How can I join the webinar?
Meeting ID: 945 2163 3658
Passcode: 329652

For any question or suggestion, contact us via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hope to see you,
SFRR-E ECR subcommittee

SFRRE ECR webpage

Don’t forget about the following funding opportunities for ECRs:

Visiting Fellowships 2023

Two SFRR-Europe Visiting Fellowships for 2023 (up to €2000 for each award) will be awarded to Early Career Investigators to cover travel and accommodation expenses for a short research stay (minimum 3 weeks) in another laboratory in Europe, to be completed before June 2024. The deadline for this is on 21 May 2023.

Travel Grants for SFRR-I meeting 2023 in Uruguay

This year’s SFRR-I meeting is taking place between the 15-18 November 2023 in Punta del Este, Uruguay To help ECRs attend the meeting, there is an open call for travel grants! The travel awards will be for 1500 Euros for PhD student members of the SFRR-E or Postdoc members of SFRR-E, who are less than 5 years post-PhD and not in permanent academic positions. The deadline for this is on 10 July 2023.
For the terms and conditions and details for how to apply, you can find the information in the society’s intranet


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