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🗓️ Upcoming Events 🗓️

6/12-13: BWCB @ Festival of Genomics and Biodata Boston 

6/12 In-Person Women in CompBio Fireside Chat and Social (Boston)

6/26 #BlackInCompBio Workshop Dr. Jasmine Baker

7/12 - 7/16 BWCB at ISMB 2024 🇨🇦

RSVP on our Events page

Connecting the Future of Computational Biology

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Amplifying the voices of Black women in computational and quantitative biosciences across the globe 

The Black Women in Computational Biology Network connects our scientists worldwide to a community, professional connections, opportunities, and resources to transform the face of the computational biology field. 

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Recently joined BWCB! Currently a Solutions Engineer at TileDB

Federal Medical Centre, Abuja

Received the Scientific Research Award from Federal Medical Centre, Abuja

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Hermela Solomon

Safeguard Biosystems

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Recently joined BWCB! Currently a Molecular Technologist II at Safeguard Biosystems

BWCB Membership Benefits & Values

This online platform houses resources, member stories, events, and more. Becoming a member means you identify as a Black woman in this field and gives you access to exclusive newsletters, communications, and member opportunities. There is no membership fee at this time. 

320

Members and counting from over 20 countries

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The contributions of Black women in science are essential and we strive to amplify these voices

Centering Black women as scientists

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We believe in leveling the playing field and using the power of community to power collective change toward opportunity

Building equitable social capital for career advancement

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From our seminars, podcasts, community events, and new fundraising goals, we're continuing and building opportunities for our members to grow through up-skilling and development experiences

Fostering transformative growth opportunities

Computational Biology

Computational biology and bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that develops and applies computational methods to analyse large collections of biological data, such as genetic sequences, cell populations or protein samples, to make new predictions or discover new biology. The computational methods used include analytical methods, mathematical modelling and simulation. (Nature.com)

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We are a registered 501c3 tax-exempt organization. Your contributions to BWCB are tax-deductible. 

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