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Articles and news items about the Diversity Program Consortium
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Stay up to date with consortium news and other training, diversity and biomedical research-related posts

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

News

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

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

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

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

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

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 February 17, 2017