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7-Mar-2013

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Contact: Gail Pinder
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301-634-7021
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
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MARC Travel Awards announced for Immunohistochemistry and Microscopy (IHCM) Short Course 2013

Bethesda, MD - FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Immunohistochemistry and Microscopy (IHCM) Short Course 2013 meeting in Woods Hole, MA from March 9-14, 2013. 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 Histochemical Society 2013 Annual Meeting.

Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 11 awards for the Immunohistochemistry Short Course totaling $20,350. 00

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.

Immunohistochemistry Short Course Participants (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)

Elinette Albino-Rodriguez, Ponce School of Medicine [ASBMB Member]

Diane Fernandez Nava, Univ. of California Berkeley [HCS Member]

Ashla Gaibi Rodriguez, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras [ASBMR & ISCB Member]

Ashley Jordan, New York University [HCS Member]

Celimar Negron Morales, University of Puerto Rico

Monicah Njogu, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Donasian Ochola, Colorado State University

Eduardo Rosado-Mendez, University of Puerto Rico

Jeremy Townsend, University of Central Florida [ACSM Member]

Michelle Trevino, Eastern Virginia Medical School [ENDO Member]

Dr. Cecelia Yates, University of Pittsburgh [ASIP Member]

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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. Our mission is to advance health and welfare by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to our member societies and collaborative advocacy.



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