"Let's Talk EDI" - Celebrate Black History

LSI Faculty Lounge
Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm


February is Black History Month! Join us for our next “Let’s Talk EDI” event to celebrate Black History where we will be sharing different profiles of black microbiologists, immunologists, and/or virologists. If possible, please bring a short summary/profile of a black scientist that has inspired you.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP so we can gather numbers and dietary needs. 

Thursday February 23rd, 2023

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 

LSI Faculty Lounge 


This event will be an inclusive space for all trainees (post-docs, graduate students, and undergraduates) to celebrate diversity in our department. Please register ahead of time through the link below:  

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to: 

Maria Tokuyama, Assistant Professor, maria.tokuyama@ubc.ca 

Austin Guild, PhD Student (Tokuyama lab), austin.g24@gmail.com 

Nawshin Alim, PhD Student ntbalim@student.ubc.ca 

Laryssa Vachon, Communications Coordinator, laryssa.vachon@ubc.ca