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The news releases, announcements and newsletters included on this page highlight research institutions supported by NIGMS.

News

ASCEND Scholars Program (video) Link to external Web site
May 11, 2017 • Morgan State University, ASCEND @Morgan State University YouTube Channel

Graduates to Receive Special Recognition at CSUN’s Honors Convocation Link to external Web site
May 8, 2017 • California State University Northridge, CSUN Today

Let Knowledge Serve Representation Link to external Web site
Spring, 2017 • Portland State University, Fearless Stories

Message From the President: ‘Affirmative Action’ to Increase Diversity Link to external Web site
May, 2017 • Society for Neuroscience, Neuroscience Quarterly

Students ‘Build’ Connections and More at Scientific Conferences Link to external Web site
May 1, 2017 • NIGMS, Feedback Loop Blog

Digging Deeper, Doing Better: Research Science and the Messiness of Engaging Cultural Diversity (Webinar) Link to external Web site
April 28, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN YouTube Channel

Communicating Science With Our Families Link to external Web site
April 26, 2017 • Portland State University, BUILD EXITO YouTube Channel

NIH Funds ReBUILDetroit Pilot Grants Link to external Web site
April 26, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Dr. Lee Gibbs on Earning his Ph.D. at UNTHSC and the Importance of Mentoring and Networking Link to external Web site
April 22, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

Research: (3-part video series)
Increased Confidence Link to external Web site
Gets Foot in the Door Link to external Web site
Provides Experience Link to external Web site
April 19, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Opening the Doors to Biomedical Research Careers: NRMN Convenes Partner Societies and NIH Officials in April for Strategic Meeting at FASEB in Bethesda Link to external Web site
April 15, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

Tomorrow’s Scientists, Today Link to external Web site
April 6, 2017 • NIH Office of the Director, Scientific Workforce Diversity, Blog

NRMN and the New England Science Symposium Convene for a Writing Accountability Workshop/Panel Link to external Web site
April 5, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

Bit by the Research Bug: Priscilla’s Growth as a Scientist Link to external Web site
March 28, 2017 • NIGMS, Biomedical Beat blog

CSUN Stories: Frida Endinjok Link to external Web site
March 21, 2017 • California State University Northridge, CalStateNorthridge YouTube Channel

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Recognized for Academic Excellence Link to external Web site
March 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Scholar Reflects on Recent Conference Presentation Link to external Web site
March 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Recognized for Academic Excellence Link to external Web site
March, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Building a Better Future Link to external Web site
February 22, 2017 • Clark College, Clark 27/4, News and Events

BUILD PODER Program Fosters Growth in Biomedical Research Link to external Web site
February 21, 2017 • California State University Northridge, The Sundial Campus News

Not Discounting His Future: Austin Works Toward His Goals Link to external Web site
February 8, 2017 • NIGMS Biomedical Beat blog

UT Health San Antonio Featured in Life Science Network Link to external Web site
February 7, 2017 • UT Health San Antonio, The Pipette Gazette

BUILD EXITO: A Pathway to Creating Scientific Researchers and Innovators in the NMI Link to external Web site
February 6, 2017 • Marianas Variety Newspaper, Community Bulletins

PROJECT PATHWAYS, Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Program at Xavier University of Louisiana Link to external Web site
2016 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Project PATHWAYS BUILD Program, Informational Booklet

AAMC Highlights UMBC’s National Mo del to Support Minority Student Success in Med School Link to external Web site
January 26, 2017 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News Science & Technology

BUILD PODER at CSUN Student Video Link to external Web site
Winter 2017 • BUILD PODER at CSUN Facebook page

Understanding Career Trajectories of Doctoral Students Link to external Web site
January 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Getting it Done: Chyann’s Path to Graduate School and Research Link to external Web site
January 3, 2017 • NIGMS Biomedical Beat blog

Happening Now: Hannah Valantine Link to external Web site
December, 2016 • The American Society for Microbiology, Cultures: The Disparities Issue & Technology, Quarterly Publication

Building a Diverse Future for Science Link to external Web site
Fall/Winter 2016 • San Francisco State University, SF State Magazine

ReBUILDetroit: A Research-Based Inter-Institutional Collaboration to Diversify the Biomedical Workforce Link to external Web site
Fall 2016 • BioMatters Magazine

Students Discover and Name New Viruses in Unique Introduction to Lab Research at UMBC Link to external Web site
November 23, 2016 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News

New Path for Diverse, Next-Gen Researchers Link to external Web site
Fall 2016 • Wayne State Magazine Feature on ReBUILDetroit Program

Notes from the Diversity Program Consortium Annual Meeting
November 21, 2016 • NIGMS Feedback Loop blog

NRMN Response Letter Link to external Web site
November 18, 2016 • Science Magazine

BUILD PODER Conference at CSUN Examines Science, Race and Racism Link to external Web site
November 10, 2016 • California State University Northridge, CSUN Today

Build Mentor/Mentee Connections with MyNRMN
November 9, 2016 • Extramural Nexus, NIH Office of Extramural Research

Networking: Match.com for Mentors Link to external Web site
October 5, 2016 Nature Magazine

ASCEND Year 2 Link to external Web site
October 2016Morgan State University, Annual Report on the BUILD ASCEND Program

Part of the Scientific Community Link to external Web site
2016University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

BUILDing Brighter Futures Link to external Web site
2016California State University Long Beach, Quest, Annual Research Magazine

New Tool for Building Mentor/Mentee Connections
September 20, 2016 • NIGMS Feedback Loop blog

Mentoring’s Moment Link to external Web site
September 2, 2016 • Science Magazine

Summer Internships Expand Scholars’ Horizons (3-part series)
Part One, Lessons Learned Link to external Web site
Part Two, Preparing for Graduate School Link to external Web site
Part Three, Passing the Torch Link to external Web site
Summer 2016 • California State University Long Beach, BUILD News

BUILD Health Research at CSULB-BUILD Annual Symposium 2015 Link to external Web site
August 25, 2016 • California State University Long Beach, BUILD YouTube channel

Morgan Students Shine in the ASCEND Summer Research Institute Link to external Web site
August 11, 2016 • Morgan State University, News

Scholars Present Summer Research Link to external Web site
July 2016 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit Program News

BUILD Associates Get a Feel for Graduate School Life During UCI Field Trip Link to external Web site
July 2016 • California State University Long Beach, Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity News

Increasing Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce Link to external Web site
July 2016 • Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities, in collaboration with the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities
(Faculty leading NRMN and DPC initiatives contributed to the report)


Newsletters

Issue 2, Winter 2017: Project PATHWAYS Link to external Web site
Winter 2017 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Project PATHWAYS BUILD Program Quarterly Newsletter

One Health Newsletter Link to external Web site
2016 • University of Alaska, Fairbanks, One Health Newsletter

DPC Newsletter, Current Edition Link to external Web site
Monthly publication • Diversity Program Consortium

DPC Newsletter, Archive Link to external Web site
October 16, 2015 - Present • Diversity Program Consortium

NRMN Monthly Newsletter Link to external Web site
October 2016 • National Research Mentoring Network Monthly Newsletter

Issue 1, Fall 2016: Project PATHWAYS Link to external Web site
Fall 2016Xavier University of Louisiana, Project PATHWAYS BUILD Program Quarterly Newsletter


Announcements and Events

Wayne State Dean of Graduate School Recipient of the 2017 Wayne Women LEAD Women of Distinction Award Link to external Web site
April 24, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

NRMN Announces Culturally Aware Mentorship (CAM) Training Link to external Web site
April 23, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

Xavier hosts the 14th Annual Festival of Scholars, Presented by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity. Event Program Link to external Web site
April 20-21, 2017 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Center for Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity

UNT Health Science Center Receives More Than $2 Million from CPRIT Link to external Web site
April 20, 2017 • D CEO Healthcare News

Dr. Elizabeth Ofili to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award Link to external Web site
April, 2017 • Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc., announcement at National Minority Quality Forum Annual Leadership Awards Dinner

NIH Awards CSUN Professor $1.46 Million to Support Breast, Pancreatic Cancer Research Link to external Web site
February 27, 2017 • California State University Northridge, CSUN Today

2017 Annual BUILD Research Symposium Highlights Link to external Web site
February 6, 2017 • California State University Long Beach, BUILD News

Students Are My Real Inspiration Link to external Web site
January 3, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, College of Engineering & Science, News Release

Dr. Krukonis Mentors for ReBUILDetroit Summer Research Program Link to external Web site
Fall/Winter, 2016 (published January 3, 2017) • Leading Edge, University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry Magazine

Scholar Wins “Best Undergraduate Poster” Link to external Web site
November 2016 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

SF BUILD Scholar, Destinee Lanns, Wins the 2016 ABRCMS Presentation Award Link to external Web site
November 2016 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD News

Dr. Kola Okuyemi Receives $1.5M NIH Renewal Grant for Cancer-Related Health Disparities Training Link to external Web site
October 18, 2016 • University of Minnesota, Medical School Blog

BUILD Symposium to Showcase Summer Research Link to external Web site
September 26, 2016 • University of Texas at El Paso, UTEP News

Like and Follow the New NIH DPC Social Media Feeds! Link to external Web site
September 2016 • Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter “Consortium Team Updates”

Dr. Leah E. Robinson’s “Outstanding” Proposal Receives R01 Funding Link to external Web site
September 2016 • Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter “People in Biomedicine” Feature

New Grant to Study Chronic Disease in Native/Pacific Populations Link to external Web site
August 24, 2016 • Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, News

Two BUILD Students Present at International Meeting Link to external Web site
July 2016 • California State University Long Beach, BUILD News

Dean Celebrates Transformation of iNSPIRE Lab Link to external Web site
July 2016 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit Program News

New Logo for the Biomedical Diversity Program Consortium is Here! Link to external Web site
June 2016 • Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter “Consortium Team Updates”

Special Announcement: Okuyemi Named Endowed Chair for Health Equity Research Link to external Web site
May 2016 • University of Minnesota, Program in Health Disparities Research Events and Announcements


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This page last reviewed on May 12, 2017