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MARC Travel Awards Announced For 2016 ACSM Annual Meeting

April 29, 2016
   
Bethesda, MDFASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the ACSM Annual Meeting from May 31 – June 4, 2016 in Boston, MA.  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 2016 ACSM Annual Meeting. This year MARC conferred 24 awards totaling $44,400.

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:

TRAVEL AWARDEES (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)

Susan Aguinaga, University of Illinois at Chicago
Stacey Alvarez-Alvarado, Florida State University
Marcos Amalbert-Birriel, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Nathan D'Amico, Georgia Southern University
Kaylin Didier, Kansas State University
Britany Esparza, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Maria Margarita Gonzalez, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Katelyn Grimes, Georgia Southern University
Matthew Harris, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Salvador Jaime, Florida State University
Nathaniel Jenkins, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Andy Khamoui, UCLA Medical Center
Megan Mormile, Georgia Southern University
Maria Pacheco Pares, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Lauren Reid, University of South Carolina
Eric Rivas, The University of California
Luis Rodriguez-Castellano, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Rebecca Romine, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Maritza Ruiz-Nieves, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Maria Santago-Rodriguez, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Gloria Torres Ayala, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Jeremy Townsend, University of Central Florida
Michael Trevino, University of Kansas
David Umbaugh, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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