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Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Molecular Virology and Microbiology Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Inclusion and Equity Leadership

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Joseph Petrosino, Ph.D.

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Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology

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Inclusion and Equity Ambassodors

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If you have questions or would like to get involved with the our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and activities, contact our ambassadors below. 

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Sashi Ramani, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Faculty Ambassador

Buck Samuel, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Faculty Ambassador

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Research, Training and Education

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Department Molecular Virology and Microbiology faculty, staff and trainees are involved in the following DEI opportunities. 

  • Training Workshops (available to departments, centers and schools upon request) include:
    • It Stops with Me Workshop (discusses microaggressions and bystander intervention skills)
    • AAMC Holistic Review in Recruitment and Selection (for faculty, trainee, students)
    • AAMC Foundational Principles of Inclusion Excellence
    • Creating Inclusive Work and Learning Environments: Addressing Microaggressions
    • Unconscious / Implicit Bias Training
    • Request a Training
       
  • Saturday Morning Science A 12-week long program held on Saturdays throughout the year. SMS allows 6th – 12th graders in Houston and surrounding areas to participate in interactive sessions designed to enhance exposure to STEM careers and topics (including basic scientific research, clinical research, medical careers, career development activities, and mentored small group experiences). Saturday Morning Science Fall  and Saturday Morning Science Spring
     
  • SMS Summer Research Program - An 8-week long summer program that allows a select number of students who have previously participated in Saturday Morning Science (or are part of the affiliate programs with Texas Southern University or Prairie View A & M) to work in the lab or on a research project with a Baylor College of Medicine researcher. 
     
  • SMS Summer Research Reimagined (Virtual) 2022 - A robust, interactive virtual summer research program that will be available to all SMS Students.
     
  • Summer Research Summit – Hosted by the Baylor Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research.