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Diversity, equity and inclusion

October 27, 2020

Recent events, especially the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and all too many others, have left us outraged. Black Lives Matter protests against racism and police brutality continue and are gaining strength. Yet institutional racism not only exists in law enforcement but also in science.


October 27, 2020


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Illinois, NIH host workshop on equity and diversity in genomic data science

September 13, 2019

The study of human genomics is inextricably linked to larger societal practices: how well diversity is represented in those who direct and conduct scientific research, how we balance data access with individual privacy, and the ways we group and describe both healthy and ill people. This September, the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) had the privilege of collaborating with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) to host a workshop examining these issues.


September 13, 2019


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