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28-Aug-2014

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Contact: Kelly Husser
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Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
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MARC travel awards announced for: ACSM Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise

Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine's Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise from September 17-20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. 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 American College of Sports Medicine's Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise. This year MARC conferred 4 award totaling $7,400.

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)

Jacqueline Crissey, University of Texas

Eric Rivas, Texas Woman's University

Jorge Granados, West Texas A&M University

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

Dr. Vic Ben-Ezra, Texas Woman's University

Dan Newmire, Texas Woman's University

FASEB is composed of 27 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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