DEI News

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February 28, 2022

Hi! My name is Donna Kim, and I’m currently a first-year undergraduate student majoring in biological sciences. I decided to major in BioSci because I knew I was interested in biology and wanted to learn…

Kwasi Connor
February 22, 2022

1. How did you get into the field?
I am an Integrative Biologist interested in how organisms cope with extreme environments.  I got into this field when I changed careers to become a science teacher.  During…

Dequina Nicholas (1)
January 28, 2022

1. How did you get into the field?
Both my mom and grandma have Type 2 diabetes, a very common disease in the black community. In graduate school, I sought out a lab that studied diabetes….

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