The Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) and Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) programs are special research training programs funded by the National Institutes of Health.  The MARC/RISE program is administered at California State University Northridge by Dr. Maria Elena Zavala.

(1) to increase the number and capabilities of minority scientist engaged in biomedical research, 
(2) to strengthen science curricula and research opportunities at CSUN and
(3) To strengthen the biomedical research capabilities of minority institutions


MARC   |  RISE   |  Application Process  |  Enrichment Activities   |  Seminar Schedule   |  Semester Calendar  |  MARC/RISE Faculty | MARC Projects

Dr. Maria Elena Zavala, MARC/RISE Program Director


Parthenia Hosch, MARC/RISE Administrative Analyst/Specialist
Julie Doubt, MARC/RISE Administrative Assistant
18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, California 91330

Office Location: SC2128

Phone: (818) 677-4981

Fax: (818) 677-5915

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