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10-Feb-2014

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

MARC Travel Awards announced for the ACSM 2014 Texas Regional Chapter Meeting

Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Texas Regional Chapter meeting in Fort Worth, TX from February 27-28, 2014. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, postdoctorates and scientists from under represented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the ACSM 2014 Texas Regional Chapter meeting. This year MARC conferred 12 awards totaling $12,000.

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 groups engaged in biomedical and behavioral research.

The following participants have been selected to receive a FASEB MARC Travel Award:

POSTER/ORAL PRESENTER (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)

Rachel Latimer, Texas Lutheran University

FACULTY/MENTOR & STUDENT/MENTEE (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)

Dr. Sudip Bajpeyi, University of Texas at El Paso

Liliana Jimenez, University of Texas at El Paso

Ricardo Rodriguez, University of Texas at El Paso

Dr. George King, University of Texas at El Paso [ACSM member]

Kimberly Kim, University of Texas at El Paso

Jeremy Thurman, University of Texas at El Paso

Dr. Brian Mcfarlin, University of North Texas

Eric Prado, University of North Texas

Randall Williams, University of North Texas

Dr. Alexis Ortiz, Texas Woman's University-Houston

Jaime Aparicio, Texas Woman's University-Houston

Vanessa Martinez, Texas Woman's University-Houston

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