Come discover a curriculum for biology educators that
explores how racism, the construct of race, the history of science, and genetic
1. Race is a socio-political construct with deep implications but race is not a good surrogate/proxy for biology; 2. Understanding human genetic variation can disrupt the idea of genetically meaningful “races”; and 3. Using the idea of “race” uncritically in science can reinforce racist ideas (such as the idea that race, rather than racism, underlies health inequities).
Jeanne Chowning (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center: No City, No State), Hanako Osuga (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center: No City, No State)