Against the backdrop of the Black Lives Matter movement and as the reality of being a person of color in this country comes to light, many agree on the need for diverse narratives in school curricula.
The research launched in April and has produced several preliminary results and findings that, once confirmed and validated, may accelerate the pace of other COVID-19 research, according to Eurie Hong '96. According to Ancestry’s website, the research could also be useful in the development of a cure or vaccine.
Jared Hysinger '21 had been with the Monje Lab at Stanford for over two years, studying pediatric neuro-oncology, when his lab shut down at the start of the Santa Clara County’s shelter-in-place order in March. First caught up in more pressing concerns including the status of finals exams and housing, the full extent of his research situation didn’t dawn on Hysinger until he started receiving emails from other members of the lab and his Primary Investigator (PI) concerning the lab shut downs.
Now a rising junior, BSU co-president Sierra Porter '22 can definitely say there are problems at Stanford that are rarely fully addressed — racism and racial profiling on campus being two of them.