Public Release:  MARC travel awards announced for the 2013 SIPMeT/ASIP Young Scientists 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 Young Scientists meeting held by the Italian Society of Pathology and Translational Medicine, (Societa Italiana di Patologia e Medicina Traslazionale) and the American Society of Investigative Pathology (SIPMeT/ASIP) meeting in Rome, Italy from October 23-24, 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 SIPMeT/ASIP annual meeting.

Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 3 awards totaling $7,500.

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)

Angel Byrd, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown Univ./Rhode Island Hospital [ASIP member]
Leslie Caromile, University of Connecticut Health Center [ASIP member] Courtney Johnson, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown Univ./Rhode Island Hospital [ASIP member]

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