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MARC Travel Award announced for ISCB Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Minority Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipient for the 2011 ISCB Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO) to be held at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio from May 2-4, 2011. These awards are meant to promote the entry of underrepresented minority students, postdoctorates and scientists into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the ISCB/GLBIO Conference.

Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 1 award totaling $1,650.

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 minorities engaged in biomedical and behavioral research.

The following ISCB member has been selected to receive a FASEB MARC Travel Award for her poster/platform presentation:

Cynthia N. Prudence, University of Rhode Island


Contact: Fran Yates
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

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