SACNAS News Magazine, Winter/Spring 2015
The SACNAS News showcases the science and diversity of SACNAS members while sharing their research, stories, and experiences. Each issue of the bi-annual digital publication features in-depth coverage of current issues within the scientific community, celebrates the achievements and contributions of our members, and provides resources for academic and professional development. Written by and about SACNAS scientists, the SACNAS News is truly the voice of the SACNISTA movement.
By Katrina Claw, PhD and Náníbaa’ Garrison, PhD
"The rapidly advancing field of genomics won’t wait for Indigenous students to catch up; we need to be a part of the revolution now." READ MORE.
By Joslynn Lee, PhD
"I learned that I can be a Native scientist without giving up one or the other and it takes a lot of long-term planning and some sacrifices to bring the two worlds together." READ MORE.
By Jorge Munoz, PhD
"A prevalent, memorable question is always: “Do you no longer enjoy activities that you used to enjoy?” It is simple, to the point and for me, and many others, it was the take-home question..." READ MORE.
By Jeannie Hernandez, PhD
"If you had the opportunity to hear your PhD advisor’s truest, most candid, and uncensored opinions about you, would you take it?" READ MORE.
In Every Issue
By René Moreno
By Leonardo Valdivieso-Torres
"When sequestration happened, with the NIH budget adjustments alone, we lost $9,498,000 in funding for underrepresented minority (URM) programs––and this without counting URM professors who lost their research grants funding." READ MORE.
Dr. Alberts was recently awarded the National Medal of Science by President Barack Obama. READ MORE.
Congratulate the next generation of STEM leaders! READ MORE.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Read Previous Issues of SACNAS News
Whether you’re a student presenting research & connecting with mentors or a professional giving back to the next generation, membership means taking part in something greater than yourself. With SACNAS, you're part of a community of scientists; you belong.