In this talk about mentoring students of color, Burgess advises mentors on how best to recognize and address the particular needs of students of color. This includes understanding the importance of culture, identifying opportunities, and providing support for a student who may be the only underrepresented minority in his/her program or lab.
As a biologist and a Cherokee, David Burgess recognizes the urgent need to increase the number of individuals from underrepresented backgrounds in science. He is a past president of the Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), a member of the American Society for Cell Biology’s (ASCB) Minority Affairs and… Continue Reading
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