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Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, a viral immunologist at the National Institutes of Health, in Wheaton, Md., Sept. 25, 2020. Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, marks the beginning of Black in Microbiology Week, the latest in a series of virtual events highlighting Black scientists in a variety of disciplines. (Timothy Nwachukwu/The New York Times)

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, a viral immunologist at the National Institutes of Health, in Wheaton, Md., Sept. 25, 2020. Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, marks the beginning of Black in Microbiology Week, the latest in a series of virtual events highlighting Black scientists in a variety of disciplines. (Timothy Nwachukwu/The New York Times)