Webinar for U-RISE and MARC Training Program (T34) Applicants


UPDATE: The webinar video and slides [PDF] are now available.

Are you preparing a grant application for the Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE) or the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) T34 training programs? If so, please join our webinar to learn about the programs and application components. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask us questions:

Friday, April 14, 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Zoom meeting link
Join by phone
Meeting ID: 161 451 8141
Passcode: 562357

During the webinar, we’ll provide a broad overview of the programs, and share our expectations for applications and the required data tables for the upcoming May 26, 2023, receipt date. We’ll also reiterate compliance information to help you avoid issues that could lead to application withdrawal.

You can send questions about U-RISE applications to Baishali Maskeri or Marie Harton and questions about MARC applications to Lameese Akacem or Kalynda Gonzales Stokes before the webinar or post them in the Q&A chat during the event.

NIGMS Staff Participating in the April 14 Webinar:

  • Lameese Akacem, MARC Program Officer
  • Kalynda Gonzales Stokes, MARC Program Officer
  • Baishali Maskeri, U-RISE Program Officer
  • Marie Harton, U-RISE Program Officer
  • Justin Rosenzweig, Grants Management Team Leader
  • Marc Rigas, Scientific Review Officer
  • Sonia Ortiz-Miranda, Scientific Review Officer

Participants requiring sign language interpretation and/or other reasonable accommodations should email us through our contact form at least 5 days prior to the event.

We look forward to talking to you about these programs. The webinar and presentation slides will be posted on the U-RISE and MARC webpages following the event. 

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