ISSUE NINE: DECEMBER 2012

Diversity in Science

Diversity in Biomedical Research
The NIH is developing a comprehensive strategy to address the lack of diversity in the scientific workforce.

Lawrence Tabak's Talk

Increasing Underrepresented Minorities in Science Research
The Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC attracts, supports and graduates talented minority students in the sciences.

Hrabowski & Summers' Talk

Choosing a Career in Science Education
The speakers tell their stories of becoming professors at primarily undergraduate institutions.

Alvarez, Eckdahl and Fowlks Talk

Why You Should Study Science
Scientists retain the joy of discovery and play found in all children.

Lydia Villa-Komaroff's Talk

Why I Do Science
Find out what inspires these students and post-docs to do science.

MBL SPINES Course Participants' Talk

Mentoring Students of Color
Advice for senior scientists on mentoring underrepresented minority students.
David Burgess' Talk

Remembering E. E. Just
As a successful biologist early last century, E. E. Just pioneered a path for the African American scientists who followed.
George Langford's Talk

How I Became a Scientist
Quiñones-Hinojosa chronicles his journey from poor, illegal immigrant to physician-scientist and brain surgeon.
A. Quiñones-Hinojosa's Talk

Song and Dance
Jarvis describes his path from aspiring dancer to inspiring neuroscientist.
Erich Jarvis' Talk