Mark Westneat leads multigenerational academic effort to study damselfishes

Damselfishes are one of the largest fish families in the world, with at least 422 different species, including one of the most instantly recognizable fish of all, the clownfish of Finding Nemo fame. These small, colorful fish mostly live around coral reefs in tropical and temperate...

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Integrative Biology's Vish Venkataraman will speak at inauguration of President Paul Alivisatos

During the Friday, Oct. 29 inauguration of President Paul Alivisatos, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel will host speakers representing UChicago faculty, staff, students and alumni, and the local community at the inauguration of President Paul Alivisatos. Integrative biology student, Vish Venkataraman...

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Broader impacts fair helps students get involved in science outreach

All students are invited to attend the 2021 Virtual Broader Impacts Fair on Thursday, October 28, 12-2pm. The Broader Impacts Fair provides an opportunity for students to meet and volunteer with...

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  • Jennifer McPartland (PhD ’08 Microbiology) Senior Scientist, Health, Environmental Defense Fund will participate in the Alumni Forum

8th Annual myCHOICE-BSD Alumni Career Forum Saturday, October 30th & November 5th – 12th

The myCHOICE-BSD Alumni Career Forum is an annual event sponsored by UChicagoGRAD, myCHOICE, and the University of Chicago Medical & Biological Sciences Alumni Association. The Career Forum provides the opportunity for BSD graduate students and postdoctoral scientists to engage with alumni...

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BDC hosting visit to DuSable Museum Oct 19

With our ongoing efforts to establish enduring relationships between the BSD and our neighboring south side communities, the BSD Diversity Committee (BDC) cordially invites BSD community members to join an educational visit to the DuSable Museum of African American History, on Tuesday...

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NSF Inclusive Teaching Course

The Inclusive STEM Teaching Project, a NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program, is...

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UChicago Biosciences pilots diversity, equity and inclusion assistantships

Dean for Graduate Affairs, Dr. Victoria Prince, explains the BSD pilot diversity, equity & inclusion assistantships:

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Inaugural BDC DEI Legacy Awards for graduate students and postdocs announced

The inaugural winners of the BSD Diversity Committee (BDC) Trainee Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Legacy Awards have been announced. The Legacy Awardees for 2021 Trainee Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards are graduate students Cody Hernandez, Elaine Kouame, Mat Perez-Neut, Christina Roman,...

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Postdoc Katelyn Mika receives new BDC DEI Award

The inaugural winner of the Annual BSD Diversity Committee (BDC) Postdoctoral Researcher Diversity, Equity and Inclusion award has been announced. Postdoctoral Researcher Katelyn Mika, Human Genetics PhD 2018, who works jointly with...

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