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Graduate Student Rising Stars Symposium

Graduate Student Rising Stars Symposium 2023

May 23, 2023

Our department will be hosting our second Graduate Student Rising Stars Symposium, in partnership with the Neurobiology Department and the Diabetes & Metabolism Research Center. The event with feature exceptional young scientists, with a strong focus on highlighting talented scientists from underrepresented backgrounds. 

GSRS Details

 

Biochemistry Partnerships with Summer Research Programs for Underrepresented Students

Biochemistry Partnerships with Summer Research Programs for Underrepresented Students

Equity and Diversity Discussion Series

The EDI Group

To foster ongoing awareness and discussion of issues of equity and inclusion in science, a working group of students, postdocs, and faculty is organizing a monthly discussion series to examine different topics about inequities in science and medicine and the challenges faced by scientists from diverse communities. 

Julio Fierro and Yang Xu

Diversity in science discussion at our departmental retreat

Julio Fierro and Yang Xu

Two department trainees, Julio Fierro (graduate student) and Yang Xu (postdoctoral fellow) shared their journeys in science and discussed challenges they have faced and how they have addressed and overcome them.

Video

Rising Stars in Cell Biology Series

Rising Stars in Cell Biology Series

February - May 2020

To highlight outstanding postdoctoral scientists from diverse backgrounds, Biochemistry has partnered with Oncological Sciences to feature seminar talks by emerging leaders in cell and cancer biology from around the country.

Invited Speakers

 

2020 Biochemistry Retreat Diversity Talks