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Diversity Critical to Building Rich Bioscience Centers

Warren Ribley

Whether producing natural gas from coal or creating lifesaving medicines, unique experiences are what often lead to great discoveries. The more diverse the backgrounds and interests of those working in life sciences, the richer our discoveries are bound to be. Considering the diversity of our country, it’s not surprising that the U.S. is the most prolific country in the world in terms of life science or bioscience discoveries. And many of these are happening right Read More >

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ASBMB and the 2012 Diversity Summit

Luis Sullivan

BIO is glad to hear that the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) is helping the biotech community by promoting diversity. ASBMB has put forth a number of recommendations in response to an alarming 2011 NIH study showing that black researchers were 10% less likely to receive funding than white researchers. These suggestions all aim to ease access to resources and educate minority scientists on how to succeed in the research community- read Read More >

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Podcast: Dr. Augustus White on the Diversity Summit in Washington, DC

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Dr. Augustus White is author of “Seeing Patients: Unconscious Bias in Health Care” and a pioneer in equitable care. Dr. White will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Diversity Summit at the 2011 BIO International Convention in Washington, D.C. Download the podcast

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