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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

MARC Travel Awards Announced for ISCB, 22nd ISMB Meeting

Bethesda, MD – FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the International Society for Computational Biology's 22nd International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology from July 11-15, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, post doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the 22nd International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology. This year MARC conferred 4 awards totaling $7,400.

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 groups engaged in biomedical and behavioral research.

The following participants have been selected to receive a FASEB MARC Travel Award:


Alvin Farrel, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Ololade Fatunmbi, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Lucia Peixoto, University of Pennsylvania
Harold Pimentel, University of California, Berkeley

FASEB is composed of 26 societies with more than 120,000 members, making it the largest coalition of biomedical research associations in the United States. Our mission is to advance health and welfare by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to our member societies and collaborative advocacy.

- See more at: http://www.faseb.org/Policy-and-Government-Affairs/News-Room/Article-Detail-View/tabid/1014/ArticleId/988/MARC-Travel-Awards-Announced-for-ISCB-22nd-ISMB-Meeting.aspx#sthash.RDDUsOkk.dpuf
URL: http://www.fASEB.org

Contact Person: Jacquelyn Roberts (jroberts@faseb.org)