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How the Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Approaches Decision-Making Without Hierarchies

When MCB’s Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) began meeting last summer, the task force members wanted to reduce the influence of academic hierarchies…

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Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Launches Website

Last year, in response to ongoing concerns of inequality and bias in STEM, MCB launched the Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB). The task…

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Postdoc Spotlight: María Angélica Bravo Núñez [Murray Lab]

Postdoc María Angélica Bravo Núñez of the Murray Lab was recently named as a 2021 Hanna H. Gray Fellow, a high-profile award from HHMI that funds exceptionally promising…

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Zuri Sullivan (MCB ‘12) Returns to MCB as a Hanna H. Gray Fellow [Dulac Lab]

Dulac Lab postdoc Zuri Sullivan (MCB ‘12) has been chosen as a 2021 Hanna H. Gray Fellow. This prestigious fellowship, which is administered by HHMI, supports promising biomedical…

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Cassandra Extavour and Fanuel Muindi Among “1000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America

MCB and OEB faculty Cassandra Extavour, MCO Assistant Director Fanuel Muindi, and 998 other Black scientists were recently highlighted in a blog post titled “1000 Inspiring Black Scientists…

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Undergraduate Spotlight: Aba Sam (Neuroscience ‘21)

Neuroscience concentrator Aba Sam (’21, Dulac Lab) says the strangest part of being on campus for thesis research has been the quiet. In past semesters, her schedule was…

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MCB Chair Sean Eddy Highlights Inclusion Issues and Encourages MCB Community to Try New Strategies

On MCB Chair Sean Eddy’s first day on the job, over 140 MCB community members tuned in for a “town hall” Zoom call to discuss the most pressing…

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