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Science-in-Action Speaker Series

Spring 2021

Date  Speaker Title
02/17/21 Tara Murty & Dr. Elena Sotillo Stanford Medicine Grads: Engaging Community College Students in STEM Research (Recording)
03/03/21 Pam Rios and Samuel Haile, PhD Stanford Medicine Grads: Engaging Community College Students in STEM Research (Recording)
03/17/21 Andres R. Vindas Melendez Navigating Mathematical Spaces Through Collaboration and Community (Recording)
03/24/21 Nery Barrera Dreams Are Never Big Enough: Navigating College as an Engineering Major
04/28/21 Jaleh Janatpour I'm the Happiest Person I Know: My Fulfilling Career in Animal Care

Fall 2020

Date  Speaker Title
09/26/20 Dr. David Des Marais Astrobiology and Mars Exploration
10/01/20 Caroline Arrellano Garcia & Shabnum Patel Stanford Grads: Engaging Community College Students in STEM Research 
10/15/20 Louai Labanieh and Becky Richards Stanford Grads: Engaging Community College Students in STEM Research Pt. II Q&A)
11/04/20 Joel Gallegos It All Started With Mathematics
11/18/20 Meghan Nolan and Catherine Su From CSM to Cal: UC Berkeley Alum in Conversation-Persevering Through a Pandemic

Spring 2020

Date  Speaker Title
03/04/20 K.M-Stanford Grad Student My Unique Path to Becoming a Genetic Counselor

Fall 2019

Date  Speaker Title
09/11/19 Charlotte Kiang My Journey From Liberal Arts to Aerospace Engineering 
09/18/19 CSM Student Panel Summer Internship Experiences 
09/25/19 Mark Douglass Community College to Stanford Medical School 
10/10/19 Skylar Payne Success in Computer Science Through Resilliance
10/23/19 Oscar Medina My Journey  in Asthma Research
11/20/19 Larry Taylor    My Journey Into Paleontological Research 

Spring 2019

Date  Speaker Title
02/06/19 Hector Gomez From CSM to UCSF:
My Journey Into Neuroscience Research
03/15/19 Colleen Carpenter, PhD Pharmacology and Epilepsies 
03/27/19 Cathy Samayoa, PhD Breast Cancer and Health Disparities in Latinas
04/10/19 Jose Gutierrez My Journey from Community College to a Career in Engineering
04/26/19 Mohsen Janatpour Science, Art, and Emotion: A Personal Journey

Fall 2018

Date  Speaker(s) Title
09/19/18 CSM Student Panel Summer Internship Experiences
10/11/18 Steven Altamirano Seizing Incremental Career Opportunities as a Software Engineer
11/07/18 Amber Moore How Immune Activation During Pregnancy Can Alter Placental and Fetal Health
11/14/18 Mary J. Janatpour, PhD My Journey From CSM to Vice President of Oncology Research
11/28/18 Susan J. Fisher, PhD  The Placenta: Science and Science Fiction

Spring 2018

Date  Speaker Title
02/21/18 Patti Siguenza From CSM to Genentech: 
What I Learned Along the Way
03/07/18 Marcella Gomez, PhD The Math Behind Cell Signaling in Biology
04/11/18 Carlos Schuler, PhD Success in Biotechnology

Fall 2017

Date   Speaker (s) Title 
09/13/17 Student Panel Bridges to Bacclaurate
09/14/17 Sasha Denisin Sasha Denisin - Mechanobiology
11/08/17 Michael Reddick Chemical and Bio Engineering