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MARC Travel awards announced for the 2011 ACSM Texas Chapter Annual Meeting
Date:2/7/2011

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) Texas Chapter Annual Meeting in Houston, TX from February 24-25, 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 Texas Chapter Annual Meeting.

Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC onferred 3 awards totaling $3,000.

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.

FACULTY/MENTOR & STUDENTS/MENTEES (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)
Dr. George A. King, University of Texas at El Paso [ACSM member]
Jessica Bock, University of Texas at El Paso
Benjamin Ramirez, University of Texas at El Paso


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Contact: Fran Yates
fyates@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
Source:Eurekalert

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