Bethesda, MD - FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the 2013 Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting in San Diego, CA from November 9-13, 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 SfN annual meeting.
Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 2 awards totaling $3700.
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/PLATFORM (ORAL) PRESENTERS (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)
Dr. Felicia Jefferson, Morehouse School of Medicine [EMS member]
Maurice Godwin, Auburn University [ACSM member]