Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

These awards recognize outstanding individuals/groups who demonstrate a commitment to leadership, outreach and service. Examples include (but are not limited to) participation in recruitment efforts in the UCLA biosciences, providing peer-support to graduate students, teaching and mentoring in under-represented schools, and active leadership within outreach organizations focused on promoting diversity.


  • Faculty, staff, students, postdocs, and groups in the MBI.
  • Students must be making satisfactory academic progress to be eligible for this award.
  • Self nominations are welcome.

Nomination checklist:

Previous Award Recipients

2020-2021 Reviewers

Stephanie Correa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Claudio Villanueva, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology