Bethesda, MD – FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Texas Regional Chapter meeting in Ft. Worth, TX from February 27-28, 2014. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, postdoctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the ACSM 2014 Texas Regional Chapter meeting. This year MARC conferred 12 awards totaling $12,000.
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:
POSTER/ORAL PRESENTER (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)
Rachel Latimer, Texas Lutheran University
FACULTY/STUDENT (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)
Dr. Sudip Bajpeyi, University of Texas at El Paso
Liliana Jimenez, University of Texas at El Paso
Ricardo Rodriguez, University of Texas at El Paso
Dr. George King, University of Texas at El Paso [ACSM member]
Kimberly Kim, University of Texas at El Paso
Jeremy Thurman, University of Texas at El Paso
Eric Prado, University of North Texas
Randall Williams, University of North Texas
Dr. Alexis Ortiz, Texas Woman’s University-Houston
Jaime Aparicio, Texas Woman’s University-Houston
Vanessa Martinez, Texas Woman’s University-Houston
FASEB is composed of 27 societies with more than 120,000 members, making it the largest coalition of biomedical research associations in the United States. Our mission is to advance health and welfare by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to our member societies and collaborative advocacy.