FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine’s 64th Annual Meeting, 8th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine ® and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and the Brain in Denver, Colorado, May 30-June 3, 2017. 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 ACSM 2017 Annual Meeting. This year MARC conferred 7 awards totaling $12,950.
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 Mentored Travel Award:
Tiwaloluwa Ajibewa, University of Michigan
Annette Medina Encarnacion, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Claire Maciejewski, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Brian Mizeski, Georgia Southern University
Megan Schaller, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Brian Szekely, Georgia Southern University
Sydni Wilhoite, Georgia Southern University