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If a Research Mentor has a lab overview video, it is included in their entry in the Directory. You can also view all the mentor videos on YouTube: CSULB Research Mentor Videos, USC Research Mentor Videos. It is recommended that students initiate contact with a mentor to make sure you are a good match. Are you a student that wants to reach out to a mentor but you aren’t sure what to say?Download this template to help you get started.

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MENTORS

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Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Biological Sciences
Ongoing Projects: Students in the Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics lab are involved in various projects ranging from computational biology to enzymology:
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ongoing Projects: 1. Understanding molecular basis for cancer cell survival under endoplasmic reticulum stress
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Kinesiology
Ongoing Projects: We study MUSCLE!!!  Projects in my lab examine the optimal functioning and growth of skeletal muscle.  Below are some topics we are currently...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Physical Therapy
Ongoing Projects: My overall research goal examines technology-based exercise strategies to improve physiological and physical function outcomes in adults with chronic...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Kinesiology
Ongoing Projects: Exercise produces robust effects on health and aging, including improved metabolic function, the prevention, and mitigation of degenerative disease,...
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Biological Sciences
Ongoing Projects: Research in the Ramirez lab broadly encompasses characterizing how viruses modulate innate immunity to promote viral replication and pathogenesis.
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ongoing Projects: 1. Synthesis of unnatural amino acids to investigate enzyme function.
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ongoing Projects: Enzyme Inhibition, RNA & Protein Folding, Collagen Molecular Diseases Office: Molecular & Life Sciences Center Building, Room 322
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ongoing Projects: View video to learn about Dr. Enrico Tapavicza's research.     Office: Hall of Science Building, Room 350
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ongoing Projects: 1. Antimicrobial properties of lipoproteins 2. Lipid binding of apolipoproteins