Established in 2005, the Office for Diversity in Science Training coordinates the management of five minority student programs at the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University that are funded by grants from the Minority Opportunities in Research (MORE) Division of the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS).

SCP is an online mentoring project housed in the University of Kansas Office for Diversity in Science Training (ODST). Thanks to the contributions of many mentors, graduate and undergraduate students, we were able to design and compile an interactive database of videos to share insights on academic and career opportunities in science and mathematics.

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The SCP Project is partially funded by the NIH 3R25GM062232-09S1 MBRS Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Program at the University of Kansas and the NSF 0931675 Individual PAESMEM Award: Marigold Linton, Director of American Indian Outreach.

Kansas DNA Day
Kansas DNA Day is an annual event where scientists from the University of Kansas visit high schools state wide to present interactive lessons on Immunology, Pharmacogenetics, Forensics, and Inheritance. It also provides new scientists with the chance to spread their knowledge and enthusiasm with th…

IMSD student Kayla Sale and K-INBRE scholar Ryan Limbocker have been nominated for the Goldwater Scholarship!

Office for Diversity in Science Training

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