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Surviving as a Minority Scientist in a Majority World

Published on: Mar 18, 2021

Erich Jarvis, a professor at Rockefeller University and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, shares highlights from his science research, personal and professional journey, and lessons learned as an underrepresented scientist in this town hall talk at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Watch his lecture on Neuronline for insights he has as an underrepresented minority, including how to persevere, how to overcome cultural shock and reach out to mentors, and why succeeding for him was the only way to not feel “less than.”