Minorities in STEM…

….Tackle Negative Thinking Head-On To Boost Diversity In Biomedicine! The work discussed in this article is central to fulfilling SFBUILD’s mission to enable full representation in science

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HER Lab in the Community

Members of the HER Lab participated in a day of DNA exploration with children in the summer school program at The Latina Center in Richmond. The Latina Center is a community organization and collaborator with the HER Lab.  Click here to see their site.

This event was also featured in an article on the San Francisco State news page  Click here for full the article.

Edgar Velazquez gives students a background on DNA and hereditable traits.
Edgar Velazquez works with a student to isolate their DNA from cheek swabs.  Students were able to take  their samples home in microcentrifuge tubes, to wear as a necklace or bracelet.
Group picture of students and HER lab members.


We are so excited to reveal the Health Equity Research lab’s new website. Check back in for updates about the lab, it’s research, and it’s members.