New Grant Supports Undergrads Interested in Biomedical Research


UCSB has implemented a new program called Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR). Led by Craig Montell, Duggan Professor of Neuroscience in UCSB’s Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and Arica Lubin, professional development programs manager at the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships (CSEP)the program promotes the increase of talented biomedical and behavioral scientists from disadvantaged or underrepresented backgrounds into leadership positions as a means of promoting our nation’s health-related research needs. The MARC scholars for 2015 are Alexandra Barajas (Chemistry ’17); Bianca Dunn (Microbiology ’17); Joseph Sanz (Chemistry ’17); and Jessica Wong (Chemical Engineering ’17).



News Date: 

Tuesday, August 11, 2015