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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 Southeast 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) Southeast Regional Chapter meeting in Greenville, SC from February 13-15, 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 Southeast Regional Chapter meeting. This year MARC conferred 3 awards totaling $3,000.

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)

Amber Taylor, Appalachian State University

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

Dr. B. Sue Graves, Florida Atlantic University [ACSM member]

Rocky Blanco, Florida Atlantic University

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