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.


February Research Spotlight on Sharilyn Almodovar, Ph.D.

Sharilyn AlmodovarFebruary 1, 2016 -- Sharilyn Almodovar is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. In this month's research spotlight, Dr Almodovar describes the culture shock of moving far from her hometown in Puerto Rico. She also explains the key character trait she finds in all her role models. Learn more about Dr. Almodovar.


January Research Spotlight on Kathy Goodson, Ph.D.

Kathy Goodson January 4, 2016 -- Kathy Goodson is a research fellow and the director of communications at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. The Potomac Institute is an independent public policy institute located in Arlington, Virginia, and is focused on the role of science and technology in society. In the first Research Spotlight of 2016, Dr. Goodson outlines the skills she learned during her scientific training that prepared her for a career in science policy research. Read more.

December Research Spotlight on Angela Peters, Ph.D.

Angela Peters

December 1, 2015 -- Angela Peters is the vice provost for academic programs and a professor of chemistry at Claflin University in South Carolina. You can read about how Dr. Peters found her passion for mentoring and why she decided to pursue a career in university administration in December's Research Spotlight.


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