Stuart Sumida (biology), as vice president of the Society for Vertebrate Paleontology, discusses the problem of fossils being purchased by private buyers, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was mentioned in news coverage of the first-ever meeting of the California Commission on the State of Hate, of which he is an appointed member.
Daniel Nickerson (biology) discusses a stem cell-focused student training program funded by a grant from CIRM Creating Opportunities through Mentorship and Partnership Across Stem Cell Science, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in a commentary about a news network’s coverage of immigration issues.
CSUSB will now offer a second stem cell-focused student training program thanks to $2.9 million in grant funding from the CIRM Creating Opportunities through Mentorship and Partnership Across Stem Cell Science (COMPASS) program.
Lúa López (biology) discussed her DNA research, Rigaud Joseph (social work) shared advice on considering online Master of Social Work programs, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article on anti-Semitic comments by Kanye West.
The NSF grant will help López move forward with research in the field of ancient genomics, the study of the genetics of historical or extinct species such as the thale cress.
The Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium continues its efforts in uniting stem cell biology students and professionals with its return to CSUSB.
Heidy Contreras (biology) was featured in an article about researchers who go beyond traditional mammal models in their study of the animal kingdom, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about the threat of white supremacists.
The Richard Fehn Memorial Scholarship was created to help meet the cost of education for CSUSB biology students who have demonstrated a commitment to biological research and to pay tribute to Fehn and his work.
Stuart Sumida (biology) discussed how dragons could have evolved if they were real, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for a segment about extremists running for public offices in local elections, such as school boards.