Learn about our mission, events, and how we started here at UNC by visiting the About page. You may also donate to our organization by contacting one of our five Executive Board representatives. Donating to our society not only helps us hold events to positively impact our community but also helps support biomedical scientists in training. Thank you for visiting us today and we hope that you help enable us to produce more Black scientist in society.
During Black History Month (BHM) the SBBS Executive Board but together a couple of events that aimed to positively influence and inspire our members. In PhD programs its always difficult to visualize the road that lies beyond graduation. What job is available to someone who has the accolades that I have? How can I serve … Continued
It is important to know where you come from and celebrate it with people who share the same culture as you. For SBBS, Juneteenth represents an opportunity to spend time with Black students who navigate the academy together. Juneteenth also offered a great opportunity to bring like minded graduate and professional school students from all … Continued
Have you ever been at a red light and seen a person who was in need of care? Well SBBS members have. We know that the past year was challenging for many families mentally and financially. In the Durham-Chapel Hill area alone from February 2020-February 2021 approximately 15,400 jobs were lost due to Covid-19. From … Continued
It is no secret that one’s environment largely contributes to their expected life longevity, especially in most poverty stricken Black communities. The housing market directly plays a role in this health disparity because where you live affects what you eat, where you work, and how you survive. As Dr. Antonio Baines described in our SBBS … Continued