STUDENTS

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:
Kinesiology
Ongoing Projects: Telemedicine and telehealth really are the next transformative industry for our generation.
Institution:
USC
Department:
Preventive Medicine
Ongoing Projects: Center for Health Equity in the Americas - A center that promotes and funds research on solutions to health disparities in vulnerable populations,...
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:
Biological Sciences
Ongoing Projects: What are the effects of high-fat diet on Drosophila lifespan, fertility, gene expression, and ability to mount an immune response?  
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:
Human Development
Ongoing Projects: The RHAYA (pronounced RAY-uh) lab broadly examines health-risk behaviors from early adolescence to young adulthood.
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Health Science
Ongoing Projects: Measuring and Identifying Multilevel Influences on Sleep (MIMIS): Observational study of sleep in Latinx children, ages 10-12 years old.
Institution:
USC
Department:
Center for Economic and Social Research
Ongoing Projects: My work is in mobile health, childhood obesity and minority populations.
Institution:
CSULB
Department:
Psychology
Ongoing Projects: Taste cues and feeding behavior. My research takes advantage of animal models to ask questions related to how oral signals (e.g.
Institution:
USC
Department:
Preventive Medicine
Ongoing Projects: We are testing genetic variants for association with obesity- and type 2 diabetes-related traits in Mexican American families.