Society for Biomaterials presented Student Travel Achievement Recognitions (STARs) for outstanding Abstracts to Vimala for her research on “Nanoparticle Delivery Precision Based on Sex-dependent Opening of the Blood-brain Barrier after Brain Injury.”...
Kami presented her research on “Global Gene Expression Changes Following HDACi-Loaded Nanoparticle Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury,” while Glenna presented her poster on “Optimizing Recombinant Protein Production for Domain Antibodies.”...
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!