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Fall BUILD Student Research Colloquia Begin in September

Fall 2016 BUILD Student Research ColloquiaRegular research colloquia inform BUILD Associates and Scholars on a variety of topics and give them opportunities to network with others. The first Research Colloquium is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. More are to be announced.

  • Sept. 30, 2016: The Evolution of a Statistician: How to Change with Circumstances in a Career, featuring guest speaker Martin L. Lee, Ph.D., CStat, CSci, of UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. For more information, visit the Research Colloquia page.


New Research Workshops

upcoming workshopsEnhance your research career with new research techniques, such as confocal microscope and protein assay, in BUILD-sponsored workshops. New workshops are offered every month.

  • OpenSim Workshop - September 2
  • Introduction to Pipetting - September 9
  • Introduction to Pipetting - September 12
  • Cell Culture "Bootcamp" - September 23
  • Immunoassay Workshop - October 3


Research Mentor Interest Forms

The next round of Research Mentor Interest Forms are now available.


BUILD Associates Get a Feel for Graduate School Life During UCI Field TripAug. 22, 2016: BUILD Associates Get a Feel for Graduate School Life During UCI Field Trip

On July 27, 2016, 32 CSULB BUILD Associates, along with four graduate assistants and several BUILD faculty and staff, visited the University of California Irvine (UCI) campus to learn about the summer research intern and graduate programs available on the campus. UCI, one of our BUILD Research Partners, helped the Associates see what the campus has to offer graduate students.



Two BUILD Students Present at International MeetingJul. 27, 2016: Two BUILD Students Present at International Meeting

“Do not be intimidated from attending conferences!” said Rhea Addo, a CSULB BUILD Scholar who recently presented a poster for the first time at the meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR). She was one of three undergraduate California State University Long Beach (CSULB) students presenting posters at the internationally attended meeting – and where most presenters were professors, post-doctoral fellows, and Ph.D. students.



Stress Management Through MeditationJun. 30, 2016: Stress Management Through Meditation

By nature, college students are stressed. In fact, four out of 10 reported in an Associated Press and mtvU survey conducted in 2008 that they were stressed often. And one in five said they were stressed most of the time. This stress can lead to a variety of problems, both mental and physical. Because of the extra commitment that the BUILD program requires, as well as that of a research career in general, scholars participating in the Summer Undergraduate Research Gateway to Excellence (SURGE) program were provided a Stress Management workshop.


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