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Contact: Gail Pinder
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Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

MARC Travel Awards announced for the ENDO 2013 95th Annual Meeting

Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for The Endocrine Society (ENDO) 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA from June 15-18, 2013. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, postdoctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the ENDO 2013 Annual Meeting.

Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 6 awards totaling $9,250.

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.

POSTER/ORAL PRESENTERS (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)

Krystle Frahm, Colorado State University [ENDO member]
Sekoni Noel, Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women's Hospital [ENDO member]
Samuel Quaynor, Georgia Regents University [ENDO & ASHG member]
Bryan Wilson, Wake Forest School of Medicine [ENDO & APS member]

FACULTY/MENTOR & STUDENTS/MENTEES (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)

Dr. Frank Bartol, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine [SSR member]
India Napier, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine [SSR 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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