Categories: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Undocumented students remain in the shadows of the chemical sciences

PSPG student Angel Ku is highlighted in a Chemical & Engineering News story about how undocumented immigrant youth in the U.S. are entering science and related fields, but their future remains bleak.

Black Genes Matter

Burchard leads call for diversity in research workforce

The photograph of Martin Luther King Jr. hanging on the wall of the Asthma Collaboratory lab in UC San Francisco’s Rock Hall serves a reminder to all who toil there, purifying DNA samples or analyzing genetic, social or environmental data that their research is also part of a dream of equality and...

Burchard Lab study finds most asthma research may not apply to African American children

Results from the largest single study of the genetic and environmental causes of asthma in African American children suggest that only a tiny fraction of known genetic risk factors for the disease apply to this population.