Member Society Resources for Underrepresented Students and Scientists

FASEB offers a variety of resources aimed at enhancing diversity in science including the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program. This webpage features programs, activities, and resources developed by FASEB's member societies designed to increase the overall participation of underrepresented students, postdocs and early-career scientists in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields in the United States.

Member Society Diversity Resources


Member Society Career Development, Diversity and Minority Affairs Committees

Katrina Dunn in the ASN booth at ABRCMS 2009 SDB Minority Affairs Committee Members at ABRCMS 2004 Kirsta Suggs, Dr. James Story and mentee, and Veronica Parcan at The Endocrine Society booth at ABRCMS 2004 Dr. Olga Bolden-Tiller and students at the SSR Annual Meeting (FASEB MARC Travel Award Recipients)

Representing the Minority Affairs/Diversity Interests of Member Societies of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.

FASEB Member Society

Minority Affairs/Diversity Committee Contact


Dr. Prosper N. Boyaka
The Ohio State University


Dr. Dexter L. Lee
Howard University College of Medicine


Dr. Squire J. Booker
The Pennsylvania State University


Dr. Sherri-Ann Bernet-Bowie
Massachusetts General Hospital


Dr. Tara Sander
Medical College of Wisconsin


Dr. Rafael Perez-Escamilla
Yale School of Puiblic Health


Dr. Martha I. Davila-Garcia
Howard University


Dr. Stephen Festin


Ms. Meg McGough
The Histochemical Society


Ms. BJ Morrison McKay
University of California, San Diego


Ms.Cindy A. Yablonski
The Protein Society


Dr. Thandi M. Onami
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Dr. Carol Linder
New Mexico Highlands University

Other Diversity Programs and Related Resources

This list of Internet resources was compiled by the FASEB MARC Program Office. We are providing this list as a courtesy and convenience to our web site visitors.


NIGMSTraining, Workforce Development and Diversity Division
administers research and research training programs aimed at increasing the number of biomedical and behavioral scientists from underrepresented groups.

TheABRCMSis the largest, professional conference for biomedical and behavioral research students. The conference is designed to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue advanced training in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

American Political Science Association Diversity Programs

Coalition to Increase Minority Degrees (CIMD)

Minority Scientists Network (MiSciNet) - AAAS,ScienceCareers.org

GrantsNet (retired)

TRIO Grant Writing Resources

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities

MARC Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR) Program

National Human Genome Research Institute/NIH

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

NASA Minority University-Space Interdisciplinary Network (MU-SPIN)Program

NIH GrantsInfo

Pharmacology Research Associate (PRAT) Program

STEP: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program

Quality Education For Minorities Network

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

Minority Postdocweb portal

Diversity Web

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals

ASBMBCareer Development Resources

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Institutions

Just Garcia Hill: A Virtual Community for Minorities in Science

PhDs.org Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources

Complete Directory of Top Accredited Online Schools, Online Colleges and Online Universities

Women and Minorities in the Sciences


Association for Women in Science

The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering

The National Society of Black Engineers

The Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund

"Navigating a Complex Landscape to Foster Greater Faculty and Student Diversity in Higher Education"(AAAS Publication)

ASBMBMinority Affairs


National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN)

Communicating Science:Tools for Scientists and Engineers(AAASonline resource)

AAAS Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity


PhD's Education Index










The FASEB Diversity Resources are funded by grants from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health. [R25-GM116706 (IPERT), T36-GM008637 (MARC), T36-GM008059 (MARC)].