The Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars took place on June 6-7, 2019 at Brown University in Providence Rhode Island.  

This conference showcased the research achievements of outstanding molecular life scientists from historically underrepresented groups.  Scientists from Brown and from institutions across the US presented their research, while working with other participants to advance their careers. 

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This conference has been named in honor of Samuel Milton Nabrit, Brown's first African-American Ph.D. recipient and a marine biologist with a distinguished international career.  Please contact [email protected] if you have questions about the conference.

Image from Samuel Nabrit (1999), by Robert Freeman; Brown University Portrait Collection, BP.276

The Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars has been generously supported by Brown's Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, the Dean of the Faculty, the Graduate School, the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, the Brown Center for the Molecular Biology of Aging, The Leadership Alliance, and the MCB Department.