Inclusivity

ASCB awarded $1.3M NIH grant to enhance academic biomedical workforce diversity

August 3, 2020
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) was awarded a first-of-its-kind National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to enhance diversity…

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We can choose to be better; can scientists afford not to?

June 26, 2020
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A few months ago, I joined a remote session of a diversity, equity, and inclusion book club for scientists, where…

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Why I come out to my biology classrooms

June 24, 2020
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During my first couple of years of graduate school, I never mentioned my LGBTQ+ identity around other academics. It was…

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ASCB to take action on diversity, equity, and inclusion

June 23, 2020
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The last few weeks strongly brought into focus the longstanding issues of police violence toward the Black community, as well…

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Tossing academic masks aside

June 16, 2020
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Growing up we all undergo many phases of coming out. Whether you are LGBTQ+ or not. As we grow, learn,…

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Building the list of 100 inspiring black scientists

February 21, 2020
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It took nearly a year for Antentor O. “AJ” Hinton to compile the list, “100 Inspiring Black Scientists in America,”…

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Why I believe that white faculty need to practice self-reflection

February 20, 2020
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The responsibility for creating an inclusive environment lies with those who teach, mentor, manage, recruit and hire the scientific workforce,…

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Johns Hopkins Initiative for Careers in Science and Medicine

November 27, 2019
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This is a unique time for scientists and society. As scientists, we must explain how our work (and taxpayer dollars)…

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The ASCB MAC’s FRED Program makes an impact at Heritage University on the homeland of the Yakama Nation

October 31, 2019
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The ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee’s (MAC’s) Faculty Research Education Development (FRED) program helped me to secure National Science Foundation Research…

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Jorge Torres named recipient of 2019 Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity

October 7, 2019
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Jorge Torres has been named the 2019 recipient of the ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity. Torres is an associate…

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