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Graduate Program Visits - Fall 2021

Published August 27, 2021

Are you interested in a summer research experience or want to pursue a Ph.D. in the future? Check out our upcoming graduate school presentations! We have invited a range of speakers to share their opportunities with the CSULB community.

Save the following dates and times. Most presentations are offered both in-person and via Zoom.

October 20 at 9:00-10:00am: Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Participants will hear learn about Ph.D. programs and summer research internships at Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

This event is only available via Zoom. Please note the time has been changed to 9:00-10:00am.

Zoom registration for 10/20

October 22 at 12:30-2:00pm: Research Career Panel

Students will hear from panelists whose careers range from academia to industry and even in government sectors. Our panel will share their path and experience from college to their current positions.

Watch the panel on-campus in HSCI-103 or view on Zoom.

Zoom registration for 10/22

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September 29: Undergraduate Student Research Panel

During the panel, you will hear from current students and alumni who engaged in research as undergraduate students and learn about their experiences.

September 24: Purdue University and UCSF

Dr. Janet Beagle's "Grad 101" presentation will cover what is grad school, why students should consider pursuing an advanced degree, funding opportunities, and application preparation. UCSF Biophysics students and faculty will discuss graduate student experience and career opportunities with a graduate degree.


  • Dr. Janet Beagle, Purdue University College of Engineering
  • UC San Francisco Biophysics Outreach

September 15 at 10:00-11:30am: UCLA and USC

Students will get to hear from UCLA and USC representatives about their summer research experiences and graduate program admissions processes.


  • Dr. Gregory Payne, UCLA Department of Biological Chemistry
  • Dr. Houda Alachkar, USC School of Pharmacy

September 3 at 3:45-4:30pm: UCSF

Dr. Michael Grabe will share UCSF's summer research experience opportunities and his student, Yessica will give students a glimpse of her experience as a graduate student at UCSF.


Dr. Michael Grabe and Yessica Gomez, UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy

August 30: UC Berkeley and UCI

Students will get to hear from UC Berkeley and UC Irvine representatives about their summer research experiences and graduate program admissions processes.


  • Dr. Diana Bautista, UC Berkeley¬†Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
  • Drs. David Mobley and Jill Richardson, UCI School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Hosted by the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) and Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) programs at California State University, Long Beach.