SACNAS Presenters and Travel Awards 2022

Oct. 17, 2022

The CU Denver Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program is proud to announce that 7 of our current students have been invited to present their research posters at the 2022 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico in October, 2022! Congratulations to Alyssa Cruz,...

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Jonté Roberts Awarded Travel Scholarship to IBNS!

Jan. 22, 2019

The International Behavioral Neuroscience Society (IBNS) has announced their awarded travel grants for their 2019 annual meeting in Cairns, Queensland, Australia to 22 recipients worldwide. Among them are 7 Postdocs, 14 Graduate students, and our very own CU Denver MARC U-STAR Scholar Jonté Roberts- the ONLY undergraduate student selected! Jonté...

SACNAS 2017! Invigorating, Inspiring, In Unity

Dec. 18, 2018

Each year, MARC takes its students to the Society for Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)- the largest diversity in STEM conference in the country. In 2017, we took 9 students this year, 6 of whom earned travel awards! (read that story here) Why do we make this event a priority...

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MARC Affiliate Baris Aydintug Publishes Paper

Dec. 18, 2018

Congratulations to MARC Affiliate Baris Aydintug and his research group for publishing " Chloride Ion Transport by the E. coli CLC Cl − /H + Antiporter: A Combined Quantum-Mechanical and Molecular-Mechanical Study" in Frontiers in Chemistry! Find Baris' publication here

MARC Scholars make a ruckus at RaCAS!

Dec. 18, 2018

Brandan Rader won 3 rd place in the Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences poster division! Baris Aydintug won 2 nd place in the STEM oral presentation division! Our newest MARC cohort scholar Nicolette Moya , won 3 rd place in the STEM oral presentation division! All three of these won competing against graduate...

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Summer Research Experience's 2018

Dec. 18, 2018

Our MARC scholars attend all-expenses paid Summer Research Experiences each Summer. Here is where our crew studied in the Summer of 2018: Cristiana Mueret attended the University of Tennessee-Knoxville which hosted a NSF funded REU (National Science Foundation funded Research Experience for Undergraduates) program where she completed microchip fabrication through...

DARE 2018

MARC Scholars Recognized at DARE

Dec. 18, 2018

The 1st Annual Diversity in Academic Research Expo (DARE) was a rousing success for MARC students! Honorable Mention went to MARC scholars Jennifer Jaime for her reserach on "Sex differences in voluntary exercise behavior" , and to Lisette Martinez for her reserach on "The Influence of School-Based Health Center Access...


SACNAS 2018 Success!

Dec. 18, 2018

The 2018 SACNAS Conference, held in San Antonio, Texas was a huge success for our MARC Students! Lisette Martinez, Tania Kovacevic, Nicolette Moya, and Matthew Mitchell Each won Travel Awards to the event! CONGRATULATIONS to our First Place NATIONAL winners! Aleezah Balolia- 1st Place in Neuroscience! Ryan Leman- 1st Place...

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MARC Scholar Robert Jisaraie Publishes.....TWICE!

Dec. 18, 2018

DOUBLE Congratulations to MARC Scholar Robert Jisaraie (cohort 2) for his two FIRST AUTHOR publications this year! Jirsaraie, R. J., Sheffield, J. M., & Barch, D. M. (2018). Neural correlates of global and specific cognitive deficits in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia research . Find the article here Jirsaraie, R., Rush, S., Kaczkurkin,...

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MARC Scholar Tanja Kovacevic is accepted to MIT Winter Program

Dec. 17, 2018

Congratulations to MARC Scholar Tanja Kovacevic for being accepted to the MIT Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering's Winter School Program!! Tanja will have her travel, hotel accomodations, and meals provided by the department while she studies at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology in beautiful Cambridge, Massachusettes. Go get...