NIH Training Program in Biomolecular Technology

Diversity Outcomes

      • 21% of our currently enrolled PhD students (~230) are Under-represented Minority (URM) students.

      • 22% of all the students who graduated with a PhD are URM students.

      • Career placement of URM students who graduated with a PhD is listed below.

      •        Anna Marie Tuazon
      • Meet Anna Marie Tuazon
        Anna Marie is in the Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology graduate group in Prof. Luis Carvajal-Carmona's lab. Her NIH project is in popular isolates from Colombia which enable identification of novel breast cancer risk genes.

        Her philanthropic activities include: being one of the co-leads for ESTEME (Equity in STEM and Entrepreneurship), which is an outreach and retention program that aims to promote equal opportunity in leadership positions in STEM. Additionally, she actively mentors high-school and undergraduates both in research and post-graduate studies and careers.

      • Kristen Beck (2013-14 NIH Fellow) presentation entitled, "Unraveling the complexities of milk production and composition: an -omics approach to infant's first food" is below:


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Contact Details

UC Davis Biotechnology Program
Davis, CA 95616

Related Links

  • Biotechnology Program Website
  • DEB Website
  • NIH Director's Blog
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