Author Profile

Steve Lee | Assistant Director of the CLIMB Program, Northwestern University

Current Position and Past Experience
Steve Lee is currently the assistant director of the CLIMB program at Northwestern University. The CLIMB program (Collaborative Learning and Integrated Mentoring in the Biosciences) is a professional development program for bioscience PhD students, dedicated to creating a diverse community of young scientists. In his current position, he is involved in recruiting students for the program, training students in the early and critical stages of graduate school, evaluating program activities, and assisting the program director in increasing the number of underrepresented minority graduate students in the biosciences at Northwestern.

Prior to Northwestern, Lee served on the faculties of Wheaton College and Roosevelt University.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Lee earned his BS in Chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University, and his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
In his “spare” time, Lee is volunteer staff with the local chapter of Graduate Christian Fellowship at Northwestern University.

Lee can be found via the CLIMB website , which also provides information and resources for our CLIMB students.