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Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

MARC travel awards announced for the 2013 Society for the Study of Reproduction Meeting

Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Society for the Study of Reproduction meeting in Montreal, Canada from July 22-26, 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 Society for the Study of Reproduction meeting.

Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 10 awards totaling $18,500.

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)
Michael Fountain, Jr., Baylor College of Medicine [SSR member]
Kamilah Grant, Tuskegee University [SSR member]
Tiffany Hebb, Tuskegee University [SSR member]
Aikeen Jones, University of Maryland Baltimore [SSR member]
Lynnette Ruiz, University of Puerto Rico [SSR member]
Morgan Totty, Oklahoma State University [SSR member]

FACULTY/MENTOR & STUDENTS/MENTEES (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)
Dr. Olga Bolden-Tiller, Tuskegee University [SSR member]
Desnatie Reynolds, Tuskegee University [SSR member]
Dr. Janice Barros Monteiro, Ponce School of Medicine
Maria del mar Pacheco Velazquez, Pontifical Catholic University

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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 ed



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