Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

Stanford Biochemistry is committed to fostering a community inclusive of the diversity that composes the human condition.

  • We acknowledge ancestral, historic, and current systemic and communal inequities.

  • We welcome scientists of all backgrounds, including (but not limited to) ethnicity, nationality, race, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, socioeconomic status, experience, and training.

  • We strive to provide equal opportunities for all members of our community.

  • We promote the well-being of everyone in our department.

  • We recognize that diversity is essential for the broadest scientific inquiry and responsible use of knowledge.

  • We dedicate ourselves to ongoing discussion and action to address our role in science and society.

All members of the department are important in this mission.

Please see activities by Stanford Biochemistry for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Diversity Resources Available for Prospective and Current Department Members

Diversity Resources Available for Prospective and Current Department Members

Feedback? Suggestions? Comments?

Making the community of Stanford Biochemistry diverse and inclusive is a continuing team effort. We welcome your feedback about these efforts, at both a department and university level.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to the Faculty Diversity Liaison, Dan Herschlag (, or for any administrative assistance regarding a departmental issue regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion, Joella Mesa (