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UNC Genetics Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

We are committed to the values and principles expressed by the UNC School of Medicine’s “Statement on Equity and Inclusion“.

Upcoming DEI Events and Trainings

Tuesday, November 7



Unconscious Bias Awareness

Explores unintended/implicit bias and introduces foundational concepts that are necessary to additional engagement with DEI-related topics and issues. This workshop will be offered monthly throughout the year, and is strongly recommended to be first training that participants attend.

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Wednesday, November 29



Achieving Equity in Health Care

This workshop explores the history of racial disparities in the United States and its effects on our education and health care systems.

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Thursday, December 7



Respecting All Workshop

This workshop explores microaggressions and biased behavior prevalent in the SOM and provides participants tools with which to intervene when witnessing acts of disrespect and discrimination.

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Latest UNC Genetics DEI News

Shadow A Scientist 2022

August 1, 2022

Graduate Students Sarah Brotman (GMB), Saygin Gulec (BCB), and Nisitha Sengottuvel (GMB) Participate in 2022 “Shadow a Scientist” Program

Sarah Brotman (Genetics and Molecular Biology Graduate Student in the Karen Mohlke lab), Saygin Gulec (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Student in the Tim Elston and Klaus Hahn labs), and Nisitha Sengottuvel (Genetics and Molecular Biology Graduate Student in the Chad Pecot lab) participated in the 2022 UNC “Shadow a Scientist” Program.

DEI Related Funding Opportunities