MARC Travel Awards Announced For Immunology 2016

April 29, 2016
Bethesda, MDFASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Association of Immunologists 2016 Annual Meeting.  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 American Association of Immunologists 2016 Annual Meeting. This year MARC conferred 21 awards totaling $31,800.

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:


Elinette Albino, Ponce Health Sciences University
Jesus Banuelos, Northwestern University
Mark Barnes, University of California, Riverside
Veronica Bruce, University of New Mexico
Jessica Chacon, University of Pennsylvania
Leilani Cruz, University of California, San Diego
Gospel Enyindah-Asonye, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Aaron Gingerich, University of Georgia
Tamara Haque, Virginia Commonwealth University
Mohammad Haque, Penn State University College of Medicine
Jessica Hargarten, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Fany Iseka, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Awo Akosua Layman, University of Pennsylvania
Nadine Morgan, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Michael Opata, University of Texas Medical Branch
Ivannie Ortiz-Rivera, University of South Florida
Eduardo Reyes-Vargas, University of Utah
Pablo Romagnoli, UCONN Health
Raedeen Russell, Morehouse School of Medicine
Marcela Taruselli, Virginia Commonwealth University
Roberto Tinoco, University of California, San Diego

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