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SFSU Students Bring Expressive Writing to STEM

SFSU students Imani Davis, Isela Hernandez and Khanh Tran share their story working alongside chemistry professor and SF BUILD Curriculm Transformation Lead Dr. Alegra Eroy-Reveles to develop SEEP (Self-Empowering Expressive Purpose).


Dr. Alegra Eroy-Reveles Featured in Science Magazine

SF BUILD Curriculm Transformation Lead, Alegra Eroy-Reveles, is featured in Science Magazine.  She shares her story on her pathway in science and her work to increase diversity in science and the sense of belong of Historically Underrepresented (HU) students in her classes.


SF BUILD Scientists Address Health Disparities at Symposium

Dr Leticia Márquez-Magaña and members of the HER (Health Equity Research) Lab present their reseach and sicussion how diversitying the biomedical workforce can lead to reductions in health disparities.


The HER Lab Featured in SF State News for their Outreach Work

The HER (Health Equity Research) Lab, directed by Dr. Leticia Márquez-Magaña, is one of the SF BUILD Core Research Facilities.  Lab memebers of HER were recently featured in SF State News for thier Community Outreach Efforts working with the Latina Center in Richmond, California to bring hands-on science to kids at the summer camp.


Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo is appointed the Chair of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Vice Dean for Population Health and Health Equity at UCSF

I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, as the new chair of the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, effective October 1, and the inaugural vice dean for Population Health and Health Equity, effective August 1.

Márquez-Magaña Addresses March for Science SF Crowd

SF BUILD Lead Principal Investigator, Dr. Leticia Márquez-Magaña, PhD, was among local science leaders invited to speak at a kick-off rally for the March for Science San Francisco on April 21st at Justin Herman Plaza.

Scholar Update:


Featured Scholar: Bethany Morin

Congratulation to Bethany Kristi Morin and her mentor, Dr. Joseph Chen for winning top poster award in microbiology at the 2017 ABRCMS conference!

Maria Contreras: BUILD Scholar Uses Research Success as Weapon Against Stereotype Threat

Along with supporting research and career development activities, SF BUILD offers education and training to assist students and their faculty mentors, in creating a productive research environment, and maintaining a healthy mentor/mentee relationship.

SF BUILD Scholar Prepared For Challenges Of Graduate Programs

This spring, the first cohort of SF BUILD Scholars received letters of acceptance to top graduate programs across the country. Being accepted into graduate school is a milestone in the lives of these SFSU students and great news for SF BUILD faculty and staff at SFSU and UCSF who have been working to prepare these students for the next step in their biomedical science careers.


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