Bethesda, MD – FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Physiological Society 2014 Professional Skills Training Course in Bar Harbor, ME from June 23-27, 2014. 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 2014 Professional Skills Training Course. This year MARC conferred 4 awards totaling $6,600.
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:
Ashley Guillory, University of Texas Medical Branch
Alexis Jones, Northeastern State University
Patricia Silveyra, Penn State College of Medicine
Matthew Valdez, University of California, Riverside