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May 20, 2021

Nearly $500,000 in Support Grows PATHS Scholars Program

“How does a kid from Compton, California find his way to career in neurobiology? Gentry N. Patrick, PhD knows the answer: access, mentorship, and advocacy. A singular vision of “who” can be a scientist is detrimental to all and there is an acute need to create a scientific community representative of the community in which we all live."

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April 29, 2021

Neuroscience and Social Justice: How Separate Journeys Became One - Exploring Ethics

“How does a kid from Compton, California find his way to career in neurobiology? Gentry N. Patrick, PhD knows the answer: access, mentorship, and advocacy. A singular vision of “who” can be a scientist is detrimental to all and there is an acute need to create a scientific community representative of the community in which we all live."

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February 10, 2021

GIVING FOR A MORE JUST HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

“For more than 40 years, Genentech has pushed the boundaries of science to improve the lives of all people with serious and life threatening diseases."

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December 11, 2020

San Diego Foundation announced $750,000 in STEM grants for minority students

“The San Diego Foundation Friday announced $750,000 in grants to 13 nonprofit programs to create more opportunities for students -- particularly from underrepresented communities -- pursuing STEM degrees and careers..

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October 27, 2020

Gentry Patrick: Race & Diversity in Science

"Professor Gentry Patrick is a neurobiologist and the Director of Mentorship and Diversity at UC San Diego. As a kid from Compton, he didn’t have an easy road, but he is committed to making sure future generations have it easier than he did."


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October 13, 2020

Gentry Patrick, PhD - The Intersection of Empathy and Wisdom in the Field of Science

"Professor Gentry Patrick is a neurobiologist and the Director of Mentorship and Diversity at UC San Diego. As a kid from Compton, he didn’t have an easy road, but he is committed to making sure future generations have it easier than he did."

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October 10, 2020

P1 Scholar Martin Casas Maya Entravision Interview

PATHS P1 Scholar, Martín Casas, shares his story with Entravision Television about being a DACA recipient studying STEM at UC San Diego. The goal of this campaign, launched by the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, is to inform the Latinx community about the opportunities on campus and to make the university more accessible to Spanish speakers.

April 12, 2019

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9M Endeavor To Increase Diversity Of College STEM Students

“Every student — not just a lucky few — are worthy of an education that allows them to reach their full potential,” Priscilla Chan of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) shared at the 2019 ASU-GSV Summit.

April 11, 2019

On a New Path to STEM Success

Transformational $6.9 million in grants from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative funds national diversity partnership

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April 9, 2019

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards $6.9 million to UCSD, UC Berkeley for STEM

"With these new grants, we hope to help bring even more diversity of perspective and experience to our state -- and to Silicon Valley."

April 9, 2019

UCSD Shares $6.9 Million Zuckerberg Grant to Expand Diversity in Sciences

UC San Diego Announced Tuesday that it will share in a $6.9 million in grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to increase diversity in the sciences.

January 17, 2019

Widening the Pathway to a STEM Career

Drawing from an impoverished upbringing, neurobiologist Gentry Patrick launches an innovative STEM program for students from historically underresourced communities

At the moment he was born, the odds already tilted against Gentry Patrick. The percentages said an African-American from South Central Los Angeles was not likely to become a tenured neuroscience professor at a major research university… 


January 17, 2019

A Time to Step Up

UC San Diego alums make $1 million investment in transformative new STEM program

As she navigated the pathways of a long and distinguished career in academia, Kimberley Phillips Boehm steadily became aware that one day she would need to step up and give back.


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