Articles tagged with 'Biology' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (Biology)

2022
April
13,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up, Clarissa Garcia’s parents worked multiple jobs and long hours. Garcia spent a lot of the time at her grandparents’ house while her parents worked to support the family.To pass the time, Garcia’s grandmother, Antonia, introduced her to at-...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up, Luis Hernandez had little money, even less privilege and zero examples in his immediate circle of a college degree or a career skill beyond self-motivation and hard work.But he had parents who instilled perseverance, gratefulness and the ...
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March
15,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Misael Diaz, an assistant professor of Art, Media and Design at Cal State San Marcos, has been named a winner of one of the most prestigious awards that artists can receive in San Diego. Diaz is one of four recipients of the 2022 San Diego Art Prize,...
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February
14,
2022
| 12:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
When a new pathogen called the coronavirus first began to take root in America in early March of 2020, we turned for answers – and some comfort – to Cal State San Marcos immunologist Bianca Mothé, who (with her biological sciences colleague James Jan...
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2021
November
18,
2021
| 09:39 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Student Poster Showcase annually promotes the success of student research and creativity at Cal State San Marcos, and the fall 2021 event was no exception. The event, held Nov. 9 outside of the University Student Union, provided a valuable learni...
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October
26,
2021
| 11:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos biology professor Elinne Becket has been selected to receive an award from a state organization recognizing up-and-coming professionals in the life science industry. Becket is one of 10 winners of the sixth annual Life Science Ca...
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October
15,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Six CSUSM biology professors are among 78 CSU faculty members who received COVID-19 Research Recovery Microgrant Program awards from the California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB).CSUPERB announced the a...
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October
05,
2021
| 08:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
Everyone arrives on campus at Cal State San Marcos having taken a unique journey to get here.Whether it’s a straight path or the road less traveled, every Cougar has their own set of challenges in getting to campus.And then there’s Ivan Gonzalez.As a...
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September
14,
2021
| 15:20 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos sociology professor Marisol Clark-Ibáñez is co-guest editor of a forthcoming national journal publication focused entirely on undocumented students.“College Access and Success for Undocumented Students” is a special edition of th...
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September
13,
2021
| 14:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos student Ivan Gonzalez has been selected as the campus’ recipient of the 2021 Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, the California State University’s highest recognition of student accomplishment.  Students are selected for...
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June
11,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Naturally a glass-half-full person, Arun Sethuraman is known to friends, family and colleagues as a source of happiness and a conduit of positive vibes.It’s not unusual to see Sethuraman smiling while teaching, sitting in on a meeting or simply walki...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up in San Marcos, David Gonzalez II had no plans to attend college. In fact, he dropped out of high school then left continuation school to work for his father’s landscaping business.But there was something missing in Gonzalez’s life. Maybe i...
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May
14,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Biology student Matthew Cope was selected as the recipient of the 2021 Dean’s Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.A first-generation college student, Cope participated in Bridge...
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May
13,
2021
| 11:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
Six years ago, two students from faraway nations met as part of the orientation day of the Office of Global Education at Cal State San Marcos.Khyati Kansagra hailed from Gujarat, a state on the western coast of India. Bayan Sairafi was from the Easte...
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March
26,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gwendalyn Wulf visited the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park countless times with her grandmother as a child.So it was only natural that Wulf immediately called her grandmother a few months ago to share the news that she had landed a dr...
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February
03,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has been selected as one of only 12 colleges and universities nationwide to receive an award from a Southern California foundation whose mission is supporting basic research in the chemistry and life sciences.  CSUSM received an ...
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2020
September
28,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Giancarlo Vallejo is thinking big when it comes to his fledgling company, Proper Cell Biotechnologies.“I want to be one of the largest biotech companies in San Diego,” Vallejo said. “I want to bring a lot of talent from Cal State San Marcos. I know i...
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September
18,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos alumna Karina Gonzalez Herrera was named to Cell Mentor’s list of 100 of the most inspiring Hispanic/Latinx scientists working in the United States.Gonzalez, who earned her bachelor’s and master’s at CSUSM before attending Harvar...
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April
24,
2020
| 11:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Dennis Zanesco was growing up in La Quinta just outside of Palm Springs, his father always preached to him to leave a room better than when he entered.So he decided to execute that concept on a larger scale, specifically on 306 acres.Zanesco wil...
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April
03,
2020
| 15:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
It seemed to happen a few times every week during Chloe Eackles’ four years as a member of the Cal State San Marcos women’s basketball team. Coach Renee Jimenez would inadvertently refer to Eackles as Quinn, the name of Jimenez’s daughter.“That has t...
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March
09,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Since the coronavirus was first identified in China late last year, the pace of the pathogen’s spread has been dizzying and frightening.  As of Monday, more than 110,000 cases had been confirmed in more than 100 countries and territories around the w...
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January
21,
2020
| 13:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
Rare is the provost who puts a relatively young university on the path toward adding more than a dozen new academic programs. Rare is the faculty member who’s such an expert in his field that he has something named after him. And rarest of all is the...
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2019
October
28,
2019
| 15:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
A neuron is a cell in the central nervous system that transmits information to other cells.Luis Arrioja was sitting in his high school AP Psychology class at nearby Escondido High a few years ago when the lecture turned to neurons and their role as c...
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September
19,
2019
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The first time Jeff Jaureguy attended college, he was aimless and half-hearted. The second time he attended college, he did so mostly to take advantage of a chance to go on an exotic vacation (more on that later). For Jaureguy, the third time truly w...
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June
20,
2019
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Rehabilitating fire-scarred hillsides by hydroseeding the terrain may cause more harm than good to the microbial composition of the soil, according to research by Cal State San Marcos students taking part in a groundbreaking new course funded through...
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May
01,
2019
| 08:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kyle Lunneberg’s life changed forever on April 17, 2017. On that fateful day, his lifelong friend Alex Lazo committed suicide. Lunneberg’s personal and academic life as a student at Cal State San Marcos took an understandable dark turn. But wit...
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2018
November
09,
2018
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
It wasn’t long ago that Anthony Rincon spent his days filling in the gaps between kicking the ball around the soccer pitch. As a high school student at El Camino in Oceanside, Rincon’s time and thoughts focused on soccer. School was something to d...
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October
01,
2018
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Karina Gonzalez Herrera is returning to Cal State San Marcos this month. She will catch up with old friends from the College Assistance Migrant Program who helped her make a smooth transition to college. She will reunite with professors who guided he...
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September
21,
2018
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Diego Sustaita was familiar with the behavior of shrikes. Watching from a distance, he could see the bird dive after its prey and then return with the prey in its mouth, soon to be impaled. It was what happens in between that time, from the poi...
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May
15,
2018
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The epiphany came when Mariana Arevalo was imparting a bit of parental advice to her oldest son as he was readying to enter high school. Education, she said, was of paramount importance. College, she emphasized, was the key to a better future. “Af...
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