Minority Affairs



It is the mission of the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee to increase cultural diversity in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology by increasing participation, visibility and status of minorities within ASBMB.


July Research Spotlight on Karmella Haynes, Ph.D.

Karmella Haynes - smallJuly 1, 2016 -- Karmella Haynes is an assistant professor at Arizona State University. In this month's research spotlight, Dr. Haynes discusses how her undergraduate research experiences set her on the track to her current position, and explains why her transition from the classroom to the laboratory helped her overcome impostor syndrome. Read more about Dr. Haynes' career path.

June Research Spotlight on Steven Damo, Ph.D.

Steven Damo - smallJune 1, 2016 -- Steven Damo is an assistant professor at Fisk University, an HBCU in Nashville, Tenn. In June's Research Spotlight, Dr. Damo describes how his early struggles with AP Chemistry motivated him to pursue a career in science. Read more about Dr. Damo.


May Research Spotlight on Patricia Dos Santos, Ph.D.

Patricia Dos Santos - small photoMay 1, 2016 -- Patricia Dos Santos is an associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Chemistry at Wake Forest University. In May's research spotlight, Dr. Dos Santos explains how her laboratory experience at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, fueled her desire to pursue a career in research. Read more about Dr. Dos Santos.


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