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Literature Mastery Seminar | Summer O’Brien, MS Student

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us as Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences student Summer O'Brien speaks about investigating Bacillus thuringiensis's vegetative insecticidal proteins VIP1 and VIP2. “Entomopathogenic Bacillus thuringiensis is a Gram-positive spore forming bacterium that has been used for more than 60 years as a bio-insecticide in agriculture, transgenic crops, and forestry. Vegetative insecticidal proteins (Vips) are […]

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Literature Mastery Seminar | Eemon Tizpa, MSTM Student

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us as Master of Science in Translational Medicine student Eemon Tizpa speaks about Compound 21: Novel treatment for Metastatic Melanoma. “Melanoma Brain Metastases (MBM) have a median overall survival of 4-5 months. Although immunotherapy nearly doubles the overall survival of patients with melanoma, there is a high incidence rate of relapse caused by drug resistance […]

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Literature Mastery Seminar | Erick Yeh, MS Student

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us as Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences student Erick Yeh speaks about improving patient experience at Mission Hospital. “Overall patient experience in Southern California hospitals has been on a steady decline. Since the last 5 years, Mission Hospital of Mission Viejo has dropped in rank from the top 75th percentile to the […]

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Literature Mastery Seminar | Ariel Tang and Prathyusha Dasari, MS Students (Part 1)

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us as Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences students Ariel Tang and Prathyusha Dasari present an overview of myeloproliferative neoplasms. “Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are cancers of myeloid cells that can lead to the proliferation of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. One such MPN is essential thrombocythemia (ET), which can result from […]

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Literature Mastery Seminar | Jada Mack, MS Student

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us as Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences student Jada Mack speaks about decorating red blood cell exosomes for CRISPR-Cas9 delivery across the blood-brain barrier. “The most common and prevalent neurodegenerative disease is dementia, with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s being the most common occurring. Currently, there is no cure for these diseases due to […]

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Industry Talk: “Improving Patient Outcomes in Medical Devices”

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us at this lunchtime event for an Industry Talk by David Adelman, General Manager, Hemodynamic Monitoring Solutions, Critical Care Business Unit at Edwards Lifesciences. Are you hoping to gain more practical knowledge in a variety of business/science spaces? Looking for a job or internship? Looking to learn more about the life of leaders in […]

Literature Mastery Seminar | Candy Carrillo, MS Student

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us as Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences student Candy Carrillo speaks about improving patient satisfaction, perioperative care outcomes, and promoting home discharge at POD1 through the implementation and execution of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) methods in Total Joint Replacement (TJR) surgeries at Emanate Health. “Orthopedic surgery, particularly Total Joint Replacement, remains […]

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Literature Mastery Seminar | Ryan Elshimali, MS Student

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us as Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences student Ryan Elshimali speaks about utilizing EMP2 to identify breast cancer patients at risk for metastasis and relapse. “Over the last few years, the use of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) as “liquid biopsies” of solid tumors has gained momentum. However, current methodologies to recover CTCs […]

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Literature Mastery Seminar | Identification of the Glucocorticoid Receptor in Drosophila melanogaster (Gloria Bartolo, MS Student)

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us as Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences student Gloria Bartolo speaks about identification of the glucocorticoid receptor in drosophila melanogaster. “Glucocorticoids are a common anti-inflammatory regimen prescribed to cancer patients and organ transplant recipients to suppress the immune system. While the mechanisms of glucocorticoids and their nuclear glucocorticoid receptor (GR) are well-known […]

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Literature Mastery Seminar | Non-Pharmacological Methods of Pain Management (Joshua Littig, MS Student)

KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont

Join us as Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences student Joshua Littig speaks about nonpharmacological methods of pain management. “Pain continues to be a vexing issue in healthcare. The conventional methods of drug-based approaches have been inadequate in fully addressing the needs of patients and have contributed to the current opioid crisis in the United […]

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