Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Minority Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for The American Society for Bone & Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2011 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA from September 16-20, 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 ASBMR 2011 Annual Meeting.
Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 3 awards totaling $4,950.
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 ASBMR members have been selected to receive FASEB MARC Travel Awards for their poster/platform presentations:
Joel Jules, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Sara Mantila Roosa, Ph.D., Indiana University
Nicole C. Wright, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
|Contact: Fran Yates|
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology