MCDB is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive campus environment for all members of the Michigan community, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, background, or socio-economic status.
As a department, we participate in promoting the next generation of biology faculty through programs such as:
UM President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship program
LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship program
We are active in organizations that bring more people to science and support those in STEM programs such as:
Developing Future Biologists , SACNAS, ABRCMS
MCDB organizes an annual Graduate Program Preview event to recruit a consistently diverse and talented applicant pool for graduate study.
In total, we pursue a DEI mission to advance MCDB by promoting diversity and inclusivity.