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    If you are interested in applying to the MARC U*STAR program, please contact Chantra Nhien at for more information.

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The Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U*STAR) training program offers an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students seeking careers in biomedical research. It aims to increase diversity in biomedical research by identifying students interested in pursuing research as a career at an early stage and by providing training opportunities. Students from a variety of backgrounds are encouraged to apply especially those traditionally underrepresented in biomedical research (for example, racial and ethnic minorities, students from a socioeconomically disadvantaged background, students with disabilities).

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The MARC Program is funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) (T34 GM008074).