Bethesda, MD – FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Advanced Course in Immunology at the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA from July 29 – August 3, 2012. These awards are meant to promote the entry of underrepresented minority students, postdoctorates and scientists into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the AAI 2012 Advanced Course in Immunology. This year MARC conferred 6 awards totaling $11,100.
The FASEB MARC Program is funded by a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health. A primary goal of the MARC Program is to increase the number and competitiveness of underrepresented minorities engaged in biomedical and behavioral research.
The following course participants have been selected to receive a FASEB MARC Travel Award:
Dr. Monica Campo-Patino, University of Washington [AAI member]
Jorge Luis Medina, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio [AAI member]
Elane Reyes, Case Western Reserve University
Marisel Sanchez, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Shirdi E. Schmiel, University of Minnesota
John M. Stewart, Loma Linda University [AAI member]
FASEB is composed of 26 societies with more than 100,000 members, making it the largest coalition of biomedical research associations in the United States. Celebrating 100 Years of Advancing the Life Sciences in 2012, FASEB is rededicating its efforts to advance health and well-being by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to our member societies and collaborative advocacy.
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