Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Minority Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the 2011 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Southeast Chapter Annual Meeting in Greenville, SC from February 3-5, 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 2011 ACSM Southeast Chapter Annual Meeting.
Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 2 awards totaling $2,000.
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 ACSM members have been selected to receive FASEB MARC Travel Awards for their poster/platform presentations:
Jasmine Hardy, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Brandon Hollis, Louisiana State University
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