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USC- Preparing for the Biotech Decade
October 1, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pmFree
This is a free community educational and workforce development event.
The University of Southern California has partnered with Los Angeles Community Colleges to encourage the residents of east Los Angeles (Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Lincoln Heights and neighboring communities in the San Gabriel Valley) to prepare for opportunities related to STEM disciplines.
Event highlights include a plenary panel, “Science and Engineering as Pathways to Individual Success and Building A Culture of Exploration,” featuring former NASA Astronaut Carlos I. Noriega, Lieutenant Colonel, USMC, Ret., and Diana Ramos, MD, MPH, Medical Director for Reproductive Medicine, LA County Department of Public Health. Gabriela Teissier, “A Primera Hora” (“At First Hour”) host, Univision Communications Inc., will serve as moderator.
Supplemental concurrent workshops include discussions on K-12 educational success, job training opportunities, and research careers. Additional information about the event, and USC’s commitment to expanding the biotechnology industry in Los Angeles County, can be found at http://biotech.usc.edu/biotechdecade/.