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Contact: Cordelia Adams
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Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

MARC travel awards announced for the Grant Writing Seminar & Practical Exercises Workshop

Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Grant Writing Seminar and Practical Exercises Workshop at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA from August 26-28, 2012. Awards are given to graduate students, postdocs and new assistant professors who aspire to tenure track and have never written a successful grant application. This year MARC conferred 15 awards totaling $15,000.

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.

GRADUATE STUDENTS, POSTDOCS & NEW ASSISTANT PROFESSORSWORKSHOP ATENDEES (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)

Rebecca Burkhaler, University of Kansas Medical Center [ASPET]
Maria Decamp, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Victor Ede, Morehouse School of Medicine
Kaylan Haizlip, University of Colorado
Eugene Manley, University of Michigan [ASBMR]
Lorena Martin, University of Miami [APS]
Rhona Miller-Cebert, Alabama A&M University
Ashwini Mishra, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Yusuf Omosunn, Morehouse School of Medicine
Fredrick Onono, University of Kentucky [ASBMB]
Jose Otero, Ohio State University, College of Medicine [ASIP]
Christine Trupin, Meharry Medical College
Jenelle Walker, Arizona State University [ACSM]
Alexander Yakhnin, Pennsylvania State University
Melo-Jean Yap, Emory University

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FASEB is composed of 27 societies with more than 110,000 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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