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MARC Travel Awards announced for the GSA 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference

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 Genetics Society of America 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference from March 4-8, 2015 in Chicago, IL. 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 Genetics Society of America 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference. This year MARC conferred 1 award totaling $1,850.

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:

TRAVEL AWARDEES (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)

Chih Ching Wu, San Jose State University

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