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Save Your Spot in Summer 2022 Science Classes!

Enrollment will be Open soon for BCC Biotechnology Summer 2022 Classes. Current Peralta students can login to their PASSPORT Student Centers and add classes.
Summer 2022 Semester: six weeks in June and July
Science Department Summer Semester Schedule
BCC and District Enrollment Resources:

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Internship: Summer Research Program at CHORI

The CHORI Summer Research Program is designed to provide an unsurpassed opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the world of basic and/or clinical research for three months during the summer. The program pairs students with one or two CHORI […]

Your Brain on Stress

Daniela Kaufer, Ph.D.

Professor of Integrative Biology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley

November 5, 2015

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Interns 2015-16

Fischer, Molly
Hromyak, Ryan
Guzman, Pedro
Marin, Andres
Siemons, Brian

Interns 2014-15

Compton, Ellen
Jaberi, Amir
Kamau-Devers. Wanjiru
Truong, Chi
Wu, Kevin

Interns 2013-14

Clarke, Don
Dolorito, John
Frei, Laura
Huang, Eric
Kianfar, Shayda
Logan, Geoffrey
Miller, Kristen
Rodriquez, Hilda
Rodriguez, Trevor
Yu, Xinxing

Interns 2012-13

Houlihan, Dae
Kang, Robin
King, Charmin
Thi, Chin Tien
Traphagan, Danielle

Interns 2011-12

Boyle, John
Cheng, Willard
Dawson, Hataiporn
Kaur, Harbir
Kohqadai, Nargis
Sacramento, Jeffery
Sharp, Louis
Zhan, Vanessa

Interns 2010-11

Lakshmin, Ranjani
Lee-Goldman, Alexandria
Li, Yingzhan
Parcher, Benjamin
Wong, Robyn
Ho, Christine

A Semi-Synthetic Organism with an Expanded Genetic Alphabet

Floyd Romesberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute
Principal Scientific Founder and Advisor of Synthorx, Inc.

May 13, 2015

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A Vision for the Future: Treating Blindness with Stem Cells

Dennis Clegg, Ph.D.
Professor and Co-director of the Center for Stem Biology and Engineering Neuroscience Research Institute, UCSB

Feburary 5, 2015

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The Microbiome: a New Frontier of Human Health

Susan Lynch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director, Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Microbiome Research Core, UCSF

November 20, 2014

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Solving Human Organ Failure with Tissue-Engineering and Stem Cells

Tracy Grikscheit, MD.
Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California
Attending Surgeon at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)

October 29, 2014

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Cell Membranes, Cell Secretion and Their Connection to Human Diseases

Randy Schekman, Ph.D.
2013 Nobel Prize Winner
UC Berkeley, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

October 8, 2014

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Willard Cheng

Willard Cheng was a CIRM intern of 2011-2012. For his internship, he worked in a lab in UCSF Hematology/Oncology department where he worked mostly on allele specific quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) techniques to identify leukemic DNA sequences in samples […]

What Does Neuroscience Have to Say About The Mystery of Consciousness?

David Presti, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer of Neurobiology
University of California, Berkeley

May 17, 2012

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The Secret Life of Spiders

Charles Griswold, Ph.D.
Curator and Schlinger Chair of Arachnology
California Academy of Sciences

April 12, 2012

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The Origins of Vertebrate Flight

Kevin Padian, Ph.D.
Professor of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley

April 17, 2013

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The Boundaries of Science

Paul Doherty, Ph.D.
Senior Staff Scientist at The Exploratorium

October 18, 2012

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Stem Cells: Their Promise And Potential

Bertram Lubin, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland

March 15, 2012

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