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PhD Dissertation Literature Mastery Presentation – Yi-Chun Lin, PhD Student – “Investigating Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel by Computational Approach”

Please join us for PhD Student Yi-Chun Lin, Research Assistant, Western University give her PhD Literature Mastery presentation. The voltage gated channel family is the third largest class of signal transduction proteins following GPCR and protein kinases. The activation of the voltage gated channel is by the change of the membrane potential. There are two […]

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PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Cole Azevedo, PhD Student -“Downstream Purification Process Development for Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV)”

Please join us for PhD Student, Cole Azevedo's PhD Literature Mastery Presentation. The gene therapy industry is still in its infancy, with only 3 AAV-mediated gene therapies approved by the FDA to date, and many more in clinical trials. Given recent successes in this space, the manufacturing of these viral vectors is still continually being […]

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Kite Information Session (In-Person)

Please join us to learn about opportunities within Kite and Gilead. Alums will share their journey and reasons why they decided to join the company. We will also provide information about our competitive paid internships, early talent full-time roles, fellowships, and rotational programs.  Students RSVP on Handshake.

PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Oghenetega Imiruaye, PhD Studet – “The Role of NMDA Receptor Subunits in the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease in Novel Areas of the Brain”

KGI 535 Building - Room 152 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA, United States

Please join us for PhD Student, Oghenetega Imiruaye give his PhD Literature Mastery Presentation. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent and persistent neurodegenerative condition. Beta-amyloid (Aβ) plaque deposition, accumulation of neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs), inflammation, dysregulated neurotransmitter signaling, brain atrophy, and neuronal alterations are the primary neuropathological hallmarks of AD. The central nervous system (CNS) […]

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PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Jason Lee, PhD Student – “Modeling Fluidic Shear Stress Found in Various Bioprocess Systems and its Effect on T Cells”

KGI 535 Building - Room 152 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA, United States

Please join us for KGI PhD student Jason Lee, Process Engineer II, Kite Pharma Ph.D. Literature Mastery presentation. The development and approval of autologous CAR-T cell therapies places an increase demand on manufacturing capacity. There are 5 commercially approved autologous CAR-T cell products with over 500 cell therapies in development. Implementation of automation technologies can […]

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PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Julie Tobar Sosa, PhD Student – “Investigating Treatment Tolerability: Integrating the Toxicity Index with Patient-Reported Outcomes in Bladder Cancer”

KGI 535 Building - Room 152 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA, United States

Please join us for PhD Student, Julie Tobar Sosa's PhD Literature Mastery Presentation. Treatment tolerability refers to the magnitude of adverse events that affect a patient’s adherence and persistence in continuing a prescribed cancer therapy. Understanding and interpreting data concerning toxicity can further our knowledge of treatment tolerability. This can assist oncology professionals to develop […]

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MBS Shirts

As requested by our MBS students, the MBS board has designed and organized custom MBS t-shirts. They are available in one color (navy blue) and have designs on the front and back. Here is the most-voted design picked by both cohorts: Shirts will be on sale from 12/14/22 at 9:00 a.m. - 1/27/22 at 11:30 […]

$32.30 – $55.10

Research Seminar Speaker Series – Jerome Lacroix, Western University – “How do you feel? Sensing mechanical forces with PIEZO channels”

KGI 121 Building - Room 1111 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont, United States

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Jerome Lacroix, Associate Professor, Western University presentation on:  Channel proteins catalyze the passive transport of solutes across cell membranes. These rapid transmembrane flows act as cellular signals in numerous biological functions. Channel opening is typically triggered by the presence of a specific stimulus, which is detected […]

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Research Seminar Speaker Series – Shivashavankar Othy, UCI – “Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Immune Cells in the Spinal Cord During CNS Autoimmunity”

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Shivashankar Othy, Researcher, UCI presentation on:  Effector T (Teff) cells potentiate CNS autoimmunity, whereas regulatory T (Treg) cells limit autoimmunity. Using a combination of multiphoton imaging and transgenic mice in an MS-like disease model called experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, we provide new insights into the cellular dynamics […]

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Research Seminar Speaker Series – Ya-Xiong Tao, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine – “Biased Signaling at Neural Melanocortin Receptors”

KGI 121 Building - Room 1111 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont, United States

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Ya-Xiong Tao, Professor, Physiology on:  The global prevalence of obesity highlights the importance of understanding on regulation of energy homeostasis. The central melanocortin system is an important intersection connecting the neural pathways controlling satiety and energy expenditure to regulate energy homeostasis by sensing and integrating the signals […]

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