Diversity in research

A changing landscape
people in lab

Date and time

October 13, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT


Online Event

Join us for a panel discussion geared toward biomedical researchers of all career stages with a focus on the changing landscape of diversity in academic research.





Jeremy Berg, Ph.D.
Associate Senior Vice Chancellor for Science Strategy and Planning and Professor of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Berg is former Editor in Chief for Science, and a scientist who is a leading advocate for decreasing funding disparities in the NIH.

Anna María Nápoles, Ph.D.
Scientific Director of NIMHD (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities)
Scientific Director at NIH

Dr. Nápoles is one of the scientists spearheading the NIH UNITE initiative to address challenges of DEI in academia.

Genevieve Wojcik, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Wojick is a pioneering genomicist focusing on ancestry and a representative from PLoS.

Michael Taffe, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Diego 

Julia Robinson
Executive Editor of PLoS Global Public Health