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The 2014 Association of Underrepresented Minority Fellows (AUMF) national fall symposium, “Advancing Diversity in the Biomedical Sciences: New Collaborations for Building Capacity” will be held Oct 17-19 at the Case Western Reserve University's Tinkham Veale University Center, and will highlight scientific research by minority scientists and focus on the state of minorities in the biomedical science fields and efforts to increase the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) pipelines.
The symposium will feature regional and national speakers, including a keynote address by Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, PhD, president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County and chair of President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. The meeting will also feature Gilda Barabino, PhD, dean of The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York. The symposium is sponsored jointly by the AUMF, CWRU, and UNCF.
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The AUMF is national professional organization dedicated to substantially increasing the number of underrepresented minority biomedical scientists and STEM researchers. It also serves as a resource to biomedical and other STEM professionals, students and researchers. Its members includes minority scientists and researchers, many of whom are former fellows, and individuals, academic institutions, corporations and public agencies dedicated to the mission of the organization.