Skip to Content

nav = Diversity

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the GSBS

Discovery, excellence and innovation 

Our services
• Dedicated staff
• Individual advising to students
• Recruitment and outreach
• DEI support to the GSBS community
• Promotion of institutional and national DEI efforts/opportunities

Awards and Fellowships

2020 Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotechnology (SMDP) Scholars


Erika Flores
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases


Unekwu Yakubu
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics


Alec Santiago
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

More General Resources

Health and Wellness: 

Office of Institutional Compliance
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s Office of Institutional Compliance aims to pro-actively promote compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements. For an overview on compliance, compliance training, or to report compliance issues, please click here:  

Student Disability – ADA/504 Accommodations
The MD Anderson Cancer Center UT Health Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is committed to providing equal opportunities for qualified students with disabilities in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations. More information about ADA/504 Accommodations.

Veterans Affairs
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining those who served, and are continuing to serve in the United States Military and certain associated individuals. More information for Veterans can be found here : 

Diversity & Equal Opportunity
The University of Texas Health Science Center is committed to equal education and employment opportunity at UTHealth regardless of one’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. UT Health is also committed to ensuring that all aspects of employment, education, and university program participation remain free from unlawful discrimination and harassment. The Diversity & Equal Opportunity Office upholds these commitments. More information about our policies, as well as specific diversity and equal opportunity resources can be found here: