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MARC travel awards announced for: APS Professional Skills Training Course

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Bethesda, MD - FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Physiological Society's Professional Skills Training Course from January 15-18, 2015 in Orlando, FL. 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 APS Professional Skills Training Course. This year MARC conferred 8 awards totaling $9,600.

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:

Jenna Hill, University of New Orleans
Amanda James, Emory University, School of Medicine
Andrew Lee, University of California Merced
Gloria Soo-Yeon Lee, Analytical Biochemical Laboratory
Stephania Libreros, Florida Atlantic University
Ronald Marchelletta, University of California, San Diego
Danielle Miranda, Mayo Clinic
Johnnie Moore-Dotson, University of Arizona


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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