- About Us
To be a diverse, inclusive community that serves students, our professions and the public through innovative education, individualized advising, holistic mentoring and cutting-edge molecular life science research that creates knowledge and solves real-life problems.
Accomplishing this mission entails being a diverse and inclusive community that:
Changing the world through scientific discoveries and empowering educational experiences for all students.
Integrity – We act ethically, with honesty and honor, and without compromising the truth to ensure we do what is right.
Diversity and Respect – We recognize that diversity and excellence go hand-in-hand, enhancing our teaching, scholarship, and service. We respect all people, value the perspective and credibility of individuals from different racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds and treat people in the way we want them to treat us.
Teamwork and Community – We care about and help each other. We have fun working together. To maximize our collective impact, we inspire, challenge and support each other to be the best we can.
Service – We are public employees and take seriously our calling to serve our community, state, country and the world.
Excellence – We commit to constantly improve and provide the highest quality work that exceeds the expectations of our students, colleagues, administrators, collaborators, alumni and supporters/shareholders. We change lives for the better by striving for excellence.
Knowledge – Curiosity drives us to create new knowledge through research, discovery and invention. We are experts in our fields and enthusiastically share knowledge and ideas with our constituents through effective communication and teaching.
Revealing how life works, for the benefit of all.