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MARC Travel Awards Announced for the SDB 73rd Annual Meeting


Bethesda, MD – FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Society for Developmental Biology 73rd Annual Meeting from July 17-21, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. 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 Society for Developmental Biology 73rd Annual Meeting. This year MARC conferred 11 awards totaling $20,350.

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)
Alexis Collier, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Timothy Delacruz, California State University, Long Beach
Andrea Ellis, New Mexico State University
Francisco Galdos, Harvard University
Tiffany King, Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Matilde Miranda, San Francisco State University
Kaitlin Reeh, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Rosa Uribe, California Tech
Niteace Whittington, Georgetown University

FACULTY/MENTOR & STUDENTS/MENTEES (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)
Dr. Edwin Traverso, University of Puerto Rico, Humacao Campus
Theodor Zbinden, University of Puerto Rico, Humacao Campus



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