MARC application process

LSU MARC Program

The LSU Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program provides high-impact research experiences to a diverse pool of undergraduates and prepares them for entry into graduate programs in the biomedical sciences.  The LSU MARC Program offers research training, financial support, mentoring, networking opportunities and academic preparation for motivated students. Our vision is to produce highly skilled, competitive, and productive young scientists who will fill a national need, and enhance LSU faculty mentoring, inclusion, collaborative research, community engagement and outreach activities.

LSU MARC is supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award number T34GM136452.

Prospective Students

The application period for 2022-2023 is now open. Application deadline is March 31, 2022.

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Program Components

Eligibility & Applying

 

2021-2022 MARC Scholars

MARC Scholars

News

MARC Director and Professor Graça Vicente was named as a Boyd Professor, LSU's highest professorial ranking. 

Kiara Warren was recognized as an LSU Distinguished Undergradaute Researcher.

Aaryana Jones earned 3rd place in the undergraduate poster competition at the South Central Chapter - Society of Toxicology 2021 Conference. 

Biological Senior and MARC Scholar Alejandra Ham was highlighted for her contrinutions to a project studying drug resistance in ER+ breats cancer cells> Engineering feature 

LSU MARC TEAM

Graça Vicente, Ph.D.
Director, Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program
Charles H. Barré Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
225-578-7405
vicente@lsu.edu
249 Chemistry & Materials Building 
 
Gretchen Schneider, Ph.D.
MARC Manager 
225-578-6961
gschne2@lsu.edu
201 Chemistry & Materials Building
 
Isiah M. Warner, Ph.D.
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Boyd Professor of Chemistry
iwarner@lsu.edu
213 Hatcher Hall

Tyrslai Williams-Carter, Ph.D. 
Director of Research, Education, & Outreach Programs
Office of Strategic Initiatives
twil161@lsu.edu
213 Hatcher Hall
 
Fall 2021 Newsletter

Co-Sponsors

LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives
 
LSU College of Science
 
LSU College of Human Sciences and Education

LSU Department of Biological Sciences

LSU Department of Chemistry