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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