Quantitative and Systems Biology
This year isn’t the first time Maxine Umeh-Garcia has walked across the commencement stage at the University of California, Merced. She was part of the campus’s graduating class in 2010.
But this time will be markedly different. Umeh-Garcia is receiving a master’s degree in quantitative and systems biology, and she will represent the Class of 2013 at one of two commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 18 and 19.
Born in central Mexico, the sea has long fascinated graduate student Jose Pablo Vazquez-Medina.
Now, he’s hoping to figure out some of its secrets.
From the caves of Belize to laboratories in Japan, UC Merced faculty members and students are abroad conducting research this summer across the globe.
Mufadhal Al-Kuhlani came to UC Merced to help reduce the threat of harmful diseases through innovative research.
Roger Tseng was an undergraduate student studying molecular biology and biochemistry when he got his first opportunity to do research at UC Merced, working with Professor Benoit Dayrat researchi