At the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine we are bound by a belief that public health and human rights are inseparable. We are at our best as a research community when scientists representing different backgrounds, cultures, and worldviews work together to solve complex problems.
We recognize that STEM fields, including biomedical research, are limited by a demonstrable and pervasive lack of diversity. This reality reflects a broader opportunity gap in the United States for people from diverse and disadvantaged communities and has far reaching implications for the future of research and scientific discovery, which depends on a global spectrum of perspectives and experiences.
To reach our full potential as a research community, we must acknowledge that systemic racism exists within our society and within academic research institutions. We are committed to antiracism and social equality, and to creating a more equitable, inclusive, and welcoming environment.
The ISCRM UNITE team has developed a measurable five-year strategic plan for equity and inclusion.
We offer events, tours, and K-12 outreach to to help the public explore stem cell science and the latest discoveries happening in our labs.
News, stories, and profiles highlighting contributions and achievements of underrepresented trainees and faculty at ISCRM and elsewhere.
ISCRM UNITE has compiled DEI resources for mentors, opportunities for underrepresented students, and learning experiences for all.