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26-Jun-2013

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Contact: Gail Pinder
gpinder@faseb.org
301-634-7021
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
@fasebopa

MARC travel award announced for the 2013 ISMB/ECCB Meeting

Bethesda, MD - FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipient for the 2013 Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB)/European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) meeting in Berlin, Germany from July 19-23, 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 2013 ISMB/ECCB Meeting.

Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 1 award totaling $2,500.

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.

The following has been selected to receive a FASEB MARC Travel Award for his poster/platform presentation:
Deborah Muganda-Rippchen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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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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