FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the APS Professional Skills Training Course, January 12-15, 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 APS Professional Skills Training Course. This year MARC conferred 2 awards totaling $2,600.
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:
Mariano Colon-Caraballo, Ponce Health Sciences University, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Selina Garcia, University of New Mexico Health Science Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico