The ASBMB's diversity, equity and inclusion programs are supported by the Maximizing Access Committee and the Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee.

Virtual event

“School’s out for summer” book club on gender equity

June 29, 2022 | 2 p.m. Eastern

The first installment of the ASBMB Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee book club focused on gender equity will be on “What Works: Gender Equality by Design” by Iris Bohnet.

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