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17-Jun-2014

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Contact: Kelly Husser
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Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

MARC travel awards announced for the 47th Annual Meeting of SSR

Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Society for the Study of Reproduction's 47th Annual Meeting from July 19-23, 2014 in Grand Rapids, MI. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, post doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the Society for the Study of Reproduction's 47th Annual Meeting. This year MARC conferred 7 awards totaling $12,950. 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)

Bryan Ampey, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Vladimir Vargas, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Fernando Migone, Cornell University

FACULTY/MENTOR & STUDENTS/MENTEES (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)

Dr. Olga Bolden-Tiller, Tuskegee University
Catherine King, Tuskegee University
Desnatie Reynolds, Tuskegee University
India Napier, Auburn University

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FASEB is composed of 26 societies with more than 120,000 members, making it the largest coalition of biomedical research associations in the United States. Our mission is to advance health and welfare by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to our member societies and collaborative advocacy.



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