Hot on the heels of our discussions of enhancing diversity in white institutions, Comrade PhysioProf brought a fascinating RFA notice to my attention. RFA-GM-10-008 Research to Understand and Inform Interventions that Promote the Research Careers of Students in Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences (R01) seeks research projects which will be:

designed to test assumptions and hypotheses regarding social and behavioral factors with the aim of advising and guiding the design of potential interventions intended to increase interest, motivation and preparedness for careers in biomedical and behavioral research.


NIGMS is particularly interested in those interventions that are specifically designed to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups entering careers in these disciplines.

Our whutaboutehpoorwhites? anti-affirmative action commenters need not be too alarmed.

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