The MARC and RISE Programs funded by the National Institutes of Health Division of Training, Workforce Development, ad Diversity (TWD) are aimed toward increasing the number of underrepresented scientists in biomedical research careers.
RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement) Program: The purpose of the RISE Program is to increase the interest, skills, and competitiveness of underrepresented students in pursuit of Ph.D. degrees and biomedical research careers.
MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program: The purpose of the MARC Program is to prepare underrepresented undergraduate honor students for success in Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. programs.
RISE and MARC Programs Provide:
For additional information and application materials, contact:
Dr. Maryam Foroozesh, RISE Program Director
Academic Science Complex, NCF Annex 331, 504-520-5078, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Teresa Birdwhistell, MARC Program Director
Academic Science Complex, NCF Annex 341, 504-520-7370, email@example.com