Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science, University of Houston Chapter



What is SACNAS?

SACNAS, or the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science, is an inclusive national organization dedicated to fostering the success of diverse scientists, from college students to professionals, in attaining research opportunities, advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). SACNAS works to support the most underrepresented in STEM. For more information, please visit

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Our mission

The SACNAS chapter at UH celebrates, supports, and encourages true diversity in STEM, with special emphasis on helping students find meaningful connections within the UH research community, flourish intellectually, and make social connections during their time at UH. Please browse our website!


Additional info

At our meetings, we host guest speakers, lead statement and poster presentation workshops, assist with lab placements in addition to going on lab tours, and host socials to better connect with our members. Feel free to reach out to us ( or the Graduate Committee at with any questions or concerns! You can also follow us on Instagram @uhsacnas, Facebook at University of Houston - SACNAS, and on Twitter @uh_sacnas. You are also welcome in our growing Discord community!