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Minority Access to Research Careers-Undergraduate Student Training for Academic Research (MARC-U*STAR) Program.
The Minority Access to Research
Careers-Undergraduate Student Training in Academic
Research (MARC-U*STAR) Program at Northern Arizona University. Participation in the
MARC-U*STAR is an exceptional opportunity to enhance your academic and professional career
through involvement in contemporary biomedical research under the guidance of faculty research
The objective of this honors
undergraduate research training program is to increase the pool
of well-prepared minority undergraduate students who can successfully compete for positions in
top graduate programs leading to the Ph.D or Ph.D/MD, in scientific fields useful to biomedical
research. To this end, faculty mentors at NAU train a small group of highly qualified junior and
senior minority students in an honors program strong in research opportunities and science
curriculum. The program is funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the
National Institutes of Health.