Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the 2013 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 60th Annual Meeting & 4th World Congress on Exercise is MedicineTM in Indianapolis, IN from May 28 June 1, 2013. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, postdoctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the 2013 ACSM Annual Meeting.
Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 42 awards totaling $74,000.
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.
POSTER/ORAL PRESENTERS (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)
Jennifer Blankenship, University of Massachusetts, Amherst [ACSM member]
Sarah Deemer, Colorado State University, [ACSM member]
Maryvi Gonzalez-Sola, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences [ACSM member]
Nathaniel Jenkins, University of Nebraska,-Lincoln [ACSM member]
Joe-Angel Lopez, University of Texas, Brownsville [ACSM member]
Luis Lopez Roman, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras [ACSM member]
Vanessa Martinez, University of Idaho
Nicholas Murray, University of Texas at El Paso [ACSM member]
Guillermo Perez, University of Texas, Brownsville [ACSM member]
Elsie Rodriguez, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Olvin Rosado, University of Puerto Rico [ACSM member]
Carolina Sarmento, University of Florida
FACULTY/MENTOR & STUDENTS/MENTEES (FASEB MARC PROGRAM)
Dr. Osvaldo Hernandez Soto, Inter American University of Puerto Rico
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