Public Release:  MARC travel awards announced 2013 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research annual meeting

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Bethesda, MD - FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the 2013 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) annual meeting in Baltimore, MD from October 4-7, 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 ASBMR annual meeting.

Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 7 awards totaling $11,100.

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)

  • Pierre Eleniste, Indiana University [ASBMR member]
  • Faith Hall-Glenn, University of California, San Francisco
  • Joel Jules, University of Alabama, Birmingham [ASBMR member]
  • Eugene Manley, University of Michigan [ASBMR member]
  • Edek Williams, Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School

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

  • Dr. David Rubin, Illinois State University [ASBMR & ENDO member]
  • Maurice Dale, Illinois State University

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