Research Undergrads Attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

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From a study on the effects of salinity on the reproduction and parasite susceptibility of water fleas, to how one’s critical thinking ability predicts positive and negative life events, six science majors from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) shared their research with peers … [Read more...]

Students Learn Steps to Become Doctors at Tour for Diversity in Medicine Stop on Campus

Tour for Diversity doctors and medical students lead a session.

Approximately 140 students from universities throughout the Southern California region, as well as local high school students— mostly from ethnic and racial minorities that tend to be underrepresented in the medical profession—came to California State University, Dominguez Hills earlier this month … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Biologist Terry McGlynn Leads Study in Costa Rica On Bullet Ant Foraging Habits


Terry McGlynn, associate professor of biology, was in Costa Rica in January at the Organization for Tropical Studies' La Selva Biological Station as a visiting professor for its Introduction to Tropical Ecology, a four-week course in field for graduate students. During the month students, who came … [Read more...]

University’s STEM Scholars Garner Interdisciplinary Experience at National Conference

MBRS scholar Donna James.

Thirteen years ago, a lone student from California State University, Dominguez Hills attended the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science’s (SACNAS) National Conference at the urging of biology professor, Laura Robles, now acting vice president of Research and Funded … [Read more...]

Fieldwork Enriches Education For Biology Major Erica Parra


Whether contending with torrential rains, viscous mud or venomous snakes, all under the din of screeching monkeys and the clatter of exotically feathered fliers, things in a densely vegetated rainforest can seem larger than life. But it was a wee creature that captured Erica Parra’s … [Read more...]

$249K National Science Foundation Grant to Send Students to Australia to Study Climate Change


California State University, Dominguez Hills associate professor of biology Terry McGlynn has been awarded a three-year $249,922 National Science Foundation (NSF) International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) grant to establish the Fire, Carbon, and Climate Change in Australia … [Read more...]

Research Students Gain Insights and Experience at National Science Conference

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Seven undergraduate and graduate science students from California State University, Dominguez Hills gained valuable experience participating along with 1,700 undergraduate students, and 400 graduate students and postdoctoral scientists from more than 350 colleges and universities nationwide at the … [Read more...]

Minority Students in Sciences Experience Their Future at National Conference

Psychology majors Kelly Whaling and Hugh Leonard won an award for their poster presentation.

Eleven research students of the Minority Biomedical Research Support Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (MBRS RISE) and Minority Access to Research Careers-Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (MARC-USTAR) programs were given the opportunity to attend the largest gathering … [Read more...]

Lois W. Chi Named 2012 Katherine B. Loker Friend of Education

Faculty Awards

Perhaps more than any other professor in the history of California State University, Dominguez Hills, Lois W. Chi, professor emerita of biology, can say she has seen the university evolve. Chi will be presented with the Katherine B. Loker Friend of Education Award for her longtime commitment to the … [Read more...]

Students Attend National Biomedical Research Conference

Student researchers and faculty mentors in the sciences attended ABCRMS. L-R: Kevin Nguyen, biochemistry; Alisha Coffey, biochemistry; Brittany Tillman, psychology; Ashley Martin, biochemistry; Antonio Zamudio, biology; Laura Robles, dean of the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences; Kenneth Rodriguez,assistant professor of chemistry/biochemistry; and Cesar Deleon, chemistry.

An outstanding group of student researchers in the sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills had the opportunity to attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in St. Louis, which was held Nov. 9 through 12. Many of the students presented posters … [Read more...]