FASEB Diversity Resources Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine’s 65th Annual Meeting, 9th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine® and World Congress on the Basic Science of Muscle Hypertrophy and Atrophy held in Minneapolis, MN, May 29-June 2, 2018. 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 ASCM Annual Meeting. This year FASEB Diversity Resources Program conferred 11 awards totaling $11,950.
The FASEB Diversity Resources Program is funded by a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health. A primary goal of the Diversity Resources 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:
Aston McCullough, Columbia University
Nathan D'Amico, University of Arkansas
Arun Maharaj, Texas Tech University
Dorcas Copa, Memorial Hermann Ironman Institute
Sarah Deemer, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Todd Castleberry, Texas Women's University
Lenard San Miguel, Queens College
Stephen Fischer, Texas Tech University
Jennifer Blankenship, University of Colorado
Lauren Samuels, Univeristy of Utah
Amarilys Romero-Reyes, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus