The ASBMB has won a grant to support postdocs and new PIs from diverse backgrounds.
The MOSAIC program will provide individualized coaching, networking and presentation opportunities tailored to scholars’ needs.
No, we will not be silent
Members of the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee released a powerful statement in response to police killings of Black people and systemic racism in the United States. Here, the ASBMB president says the governing council fully endorses and embraces the statement.
The world will be a different place next spring — a year after COVID-19 began to shutter much of the planet. Why not make this a time for rethinking structures in ways that are more sensible and just? We want your ideas for how to do that.
After a a discussion series on systemic issues in biomedical research and how those issues were amplified by the pandemic, Chris Pickett came up with 17 recommendations for universities and departments to enact long-term change.
Spurred to research by a program for undergrads from underrepresented groups, Claudio Villanueva pays it forward.
In a summer dominated by COVID-19 and protests against racial injustice, there are growing demands that drugmakers and investigators ensure that vaccine trials reflect the entire community.
Kayunta Johnson–Winters writes about her journey through the criminal justice system and academia.
Amid a wavering federal response that has allowed staggering levels of disease to sweep the country, the All of Us program is a potential bright spot.
Steps toward equity in STEM
June 2, 2020
Diversifying the STEM workforce remains a major challenge in the U.S. and worldwide. Funding agencies, academic institutions and researchers must continue to develop plans to increase the representation of historically disadvantaged groups in science.
The talks in this session use surveys, interviews and reflective questions to gain fresh perspectives from people who often face barriers in their scientific trajectories. These views can inform best practices to promote persistence and success of underrepresented groups in STEM.
Resources from the ASBMB
Provides up to $2,000 toward undergraduate tuition costs for one academic year.