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.


October Research Spotlight on Mandë Holdford, Ph.D.

Mande Holford headshotOctober 1, 2016 -- Mandë Holford is an associate professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Hunter College, CUNY. In October's research spotlight, Dr. Holford  describes her current research in the evolution of predatory marine snail venom and how she has used her research career to educate students about science. Read more about Dr. Holford

September Research Spotlight on Benjamin Garcia, Ph.D.

Benjamin Garcia - headshot photoSeptember 1, 2016 -- Benjamin Garcia an associate professor in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In this month's research Spotlight, Dr. Garcia describes how working with a variety of mentors helped him craft his own independent research career. Learn more about Dr. Garcia's career path in September's research spotlight.

August Research Spotlight on Roslyn Crowder, Ph.D.

Roslyn Crowder - headshotAugust 1, 2016 -- Roslyn Crowder is the Molecular Biology Program Director and an assistant professor at Stetson University in Florida. In August's research spotlight, Dr. Crowder describes how she became a faculty member at a predominantly undergraduate institution and outlines the lessons she learned while applying to graduate school. Read more about Dr. Crowder.

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