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MARC Program Receives $2.2 Million to Advance Underrepresented Students in Biomedical and Behavior Research Fields

May 05, 2020
Quick Summary
  • MARC is a two-year program that provides underrepresented students with research experiences, academic support and professional development opportunities
  • The program helps students transition more easily into higher degree programs, with the intent of ushering in a new era of leaders in the biomedical an behavior research fields
  • It's one of several initiatives led by Educational Enrichment and Outreach Programs

Developing Next-Gen Neuroscientists: EEOP Receives $1.2 Million to Advance Diversity in Research

September 24, 2019
Quick Summary
  • Educational Enrichment and Outreach Programs will launch the Advancing Diversity in Neuroscience Research Program this fall
  • Aimed at undergraduates, the program introduces students to a breadth of neuroscience research
  • Students involved in the program will attend weekly seminars and hold an undergraduate research position in a lab on campus

Consciousness, perception, memory, behavior.

Biology Undergraduate Scholars Program Elevates Diversity in the Life Sciences

August 20, 2018
Quick Summary
  • Since 1988, the Biology Undergraduate Scholars Program (BUSP) has hosted more than 1,500 undergrads.
  • BUSP supports students from underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Each fall, approximately 50 students join the program.

When Tayler Smith entered UC Davis as a freshman two years ago, she knew she had a strong interest in life sciences research. But at the time, she had no idea what research was, or how it was carried out in the laboratory.