Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Minority Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the 2010 Integrative Physiology of Exercise (IPE) Meeting in Miami, Florida from September 22-25, 2010. 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 2010 IPE Meeting.
Awards are given to poster/platform presenters and faculty mentors paired with the students/trainees they mentor. This year MARC conferred 12 awards totaling $22,200.
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 poster/platform presenters have been selected to receive FASEB MARC Travel Awards:
Carlos M. Castorena, University of Michigan [APS member]
Kirsten Granados, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Trudy L. Moore-Harrison, Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte [ACSM member]
The following faculty/mentors and students/trainees have been selected to receive FASEB MARC Travel Awards:
Dr. Raymond L. Blakely, University of Maryland Eastern Shore [ACSM member]
Samuel Singleton, University of Maryland Eastern Shore [ACSM member]
Dr. Vernon Bond, Howard University [ACSM member]
Celia Benvenutti, Howard University
Freddie Rankin, Morehouse College
Dr. Michael McKenzie, Winston-Salem State University [APS member]
Jayson Hull, Winston-Salem State University
Dorian Mackey, Winston-Salem State University
Jennifer Rivero, University of Massachusetts, Amherst [ACSM member]
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