The Marc Team
The MARC Program has been at UNM for more than 15 years. In 2015, Dr. Takacs-Vesbach became Co-Director and then Director in 2016. Dr. Canavan joined the team as Co-Director in 2017.
Our program includes two graduate student mentors that serve as near-peer leaders
Dr. Heather Canavan
Ámalia Parra, GA mentor
A doctoral student in Biochemistry studying cell fate determination and genome engineering.
Benjamin Matheson, GA mentor
Will be completing his PhD in Biomedical Engineering in Spring 2021. His current work has centered around translational research. Specifically testing medical devices as a method to detect early stage endothelial dysfunction in humans with diabetes.