The importance of mentoring


In the first essay of a three-part series, Suzanne Barbour talks to five black men about their experiences in the molecular biosciences.

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Managing underrepresentation in science


In the second installment of her three-part series on African-American men in the biosciences, Suzanne Barbour writes about the intersection of politics, science and race. Her five interviewees talk about the impact of race on their careers and their quest for for career–life balance.

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Perspectives for the future


In the final installment of her three-part series, Suzanne Barbour asks five African-American men studying and working in the molecular biosciences to provide words of wisdom for those who would follow in their footsteps.

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