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Equity + Diversity

A collection of news, features and opportunities regarding equity and diversity at the College of Biological Sciences and beyond.


Taking the long view

The BMBB DEI committee hosted students from Heritage E-STEM Magnet School as a way to spark an interest in the sciences.

Burckhard Seelig and students work in lab

Teaching genetics with an anti-racist lens

Assistant Professor A. Kelly Lane and colleagues are working to evaluate whether tweaking genetic units can dispel myths that are the basis of racist beliefs.

It is impossible to make it through an introductory biology course without a genetics unit. Genetic structures are foundational to life and at the heart of numerous groundbreaking discoveries in medicine, agriculture, and beyond.