ResearchWe conduct research with integrityWe stay up to date on the latest advancements in our field by reviewing the literature and engaging in group discussionWe use our lab mates as collaborators and resources and meet weekly in small groups
EquityWe will promote community outreach to underrepresented communities in the sciencesWe commit to making an effort to incorporate work from URM scholars in our discussions and publicationsWe will make an effort to personalize the training and mentoring of students to maximize the chance of success
DiversityWe value diverse opinions and ideas and celebrate the distinct voices that make us whole.We hold monthly meetings to discuss topics on diversity that help us learn from each other. All are welcome!
InclusionAll are welcome in this lab; we celebrate each member’s authentic self!Mentoring and listening to be appreciative of members’ backgroundsEducating about and holding ourselves accountable for microaggressions
Teaching and MentoringWe understand that group members come from different scientific trainings and cultural backgrounds; incoming students are given ample training to ensure their success in graduate school.We value the inclusion of undergraduate researchers in projects; they have a mentor throughout their time in the lab to guide them.Our mentoring styles are tailored to individual needs.Teaching occurs every day, including during presentations at group meeting and subgroups.
SafetyScientific progress doesn’t need to come at the cost of safety; a clean and organized lab with well-maintained instruments facilitates safe practicesTaking care of one another means watching out for hazards and communicating concernsWe hold monthly discussions to keep members up to date on procedures and practices