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Contact: Gail Pinder
gpinder@faseb.org
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Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

MARC travel awards announced for the July 2013 FASEB Science Research Conferences

Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipient for the FASEB Science Research Conferences held in July, 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 FASEB Science Research Conferences. This year MARC conferred 3 awards totaling $4,600.

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.

FASEB MARC Travel Awards for the July 2013 FASEB Science Research Conferences:

Melatonin Biology: Actions Therapeutic, July 7-12, 2013, Niagara Falls, NY
Ekue Adamah-Biassi, The State University of New York, University at Buffalo [ASPET member]

Neural Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Regulation, July 14-19, 2013, Gleneden Beach, OR
Dr. Karla Haack, University of Nebraska Medical Center [APS member]

Matricellular Proteins in Development, Health, & Disease, July 28- August 2, 2013 Saxtons River, VT
Dr. Pius Nde, Meharry Medical School [ASBMB 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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