Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Laboratory: Strategies to Enhance Inclusive Laboratory Culture

Andrea G. Marshall, Zer Vue, Heather K. Beasley, Kit Neikirk, Dominique Stephens, Celestine N. Wanjalla, Steven M. Damo, Jo Ann Trejo, Piere Rodriguez-Aliaga, Colwyn Ansel Headley, Haysetta Shuler, Kaihua Liu, Nathan Smith, Edgar Garza-Lopez, Taylor Barongan, Estevão Scudese, Elsie Spencer, Jennifer Heemstra, Arnaldo Diaz Vazquez, Sandra A. MurrayAntentor Hinton

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Abstract

Building a diverse laboratory that is equitable is critical for the retention of talent and the growth of trainees professionally and personally. Here, we outline several strategies including enhancing understanding of cultural competency and humility, establishing laboratory values, and developing equitable laboratory structures to create an inclusive laboratory environment to enable trainees to achieve their highest success.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3766-3772
Number of pages7
JournalMolecular cell
Volume83
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2 2023

Keywords

  • DEI
  • cultural competency
  • cultural humility
  • laboratory
  • leadership

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