Congratulations to Dr. Stabenfeldt for receiving the Mid-Career Award from the Society for Biomaterials! It’s a recognition of all the fantastic work everyone in the lab has contributed over the years. Lots more great research to come!
Congratulations to Briana for being awarded the GPSA Outstanding Mentor Award! The Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) recognizes graduate and professional students who demonstrate excellence in mentorship. Well deserved Briana!
Kassy is an ARCS fellow now! Advancing Science in America (ARCS) Foundation provides financial support to impressive, influential and dedicated research scholars at a crucial moment in their scientific careers. Congratulations Kassy!
Big congrats to Jordan, Shannon and Glenna for their MORE awards, to Jenny for her FURI award for the spring semester, and to Nathan for receiving a Grand Challenges Research program stipend! Fantastic job in putting the applications and projects together!
In case you have not seen this - please share with your network. Together we are stronger! #fundblackscientists https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(21)00011-8?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0092867421000118%3Fshowall%3Dtrue#.YBbZNjvfs1E.twitter
Grants from Black investigators are funded at ~55% of white @NIH PIs with the same qualifications. Proud to join these amazing co-authors in a call to action to end funding disparities. Please read & join the call to #FundBlackScientists https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(21)00011-8#.YBA8vL8LQKs.twitter
“When they leave the profession, we lose these individuals in the classroom—and research shows that women and minorities persist in science and engineering when they see people who look like them." #fundblackscientists. https://news.engin.umich.edu/2021/01/how-to-end-discrimination-in-health-research-funding/ via @UMengineering
>1700 faculty in BME, only 34 Blacks! @NIH wants to hire more-great! Problem? NIH funding process discriminates against Black PIs. >10 yrs @NIHDirector has known but not fixed.
Our @CellPressNews paper call on us to "be the light." #fundblackscientists. https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(21)00011-8#.YBA8vL8LQKs.twitter
Please RT! The Young Scientist Groups from @SFBiomaterials, @YSF_ESB, @Red_BIOT, and @CanBiomatSoc are hosting an international virtual social on Dec 11 during @WBC2020! "Young" scientists, don't miss this chance to see old/meet new friends!