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Joe L. Martinez Jr. (1944–2020)

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Science  16 Oct 2020:
Vol. 370, Issue 6514, pp. 297
DOI: 10.1126/science.abe7588

Summary

Joe Louis Martinez Jr. died on 29 August at the age of 76. In addition to making extraordinary contributions to the fields of neurobiology and Chicano psychology, Joe was a tireless advocate of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the sciences. He established professional development programs for individuals from underrepresented groups and provided lifelong mentoring as they pursued careers in science and academia. Joe was passionately devoted to expanding opportunities in the sciences well before diversity became a visible goal for scientific organizations and academic institutions.

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