Diversity Matters

How establishing a postbaccalaureate research education program can address your mid-life crisis

September 15, 2020
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The mid-life crisis is a rite of passage for privileged white men. The classic response is to buy a red…

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Acknowledge, empower, encourage

May 9, 2020

Talent is universal; opportunity is not. —Nicholas Kristof, New York Times, March 28, 2012 While Nicholas Kristof was discussing talent…

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

February 20, 2020

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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Oh, the places you will go with a PhD in biology!

June 18, 2019

How can we empower students and postdocs to cope with the scarcity of academic jobs by embarking on other careers…

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ABRCMS and SACNAS: Building a Bridge to Cell Biology through Mentorship and Community

August 22, 2018
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Achieving a diverse and inclusive scientific community is a goal shared by ASCB and many other organizations. Diversity-oriented Science, Technology,…

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Leticia Vega

Critical Career Transitions: So I Got Tenure, Now What?

July 11, 2018
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Three pillars of faculty development at most institutions are teaching, scholarship, and service. Though much attention has been given to…

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Know an assistant professor in need of grant writing help?

March 20, 2018
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The ASCB Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) Mentoring Program aims to promote grant funding success for junior faculty or…

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Alliance of scientific societies for broad participation in STEM

March 16, 2018
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The Biophysical Society and the ASCB are leading an effort with the support of the National Science Foundation to create…

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