California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA)
Cal State L.A has been a dynamic force in the education of students, setting a record of outstanding academic achievement for more than 50 years within the California state University system and beyond. here, students, taught by nationally and internationally-recognized scholars in their fields, have gone on to become the nation's legislators, technicians, educators, artists, writers, engineers, healthcare providers, leaders in business and industry, entertainers, athletes and scientists. The reputation cal state L.A enjoys as an institution of higher learning is creditable largely to the quality of the faculty and their commitment to teaching and scholarship. these men and women have earned their highest degrees from leading universities throughout the world. their achievements in their academic fields of specialization make them eminently qualified to teach students who possess a variety of academic interests.
City of Hope (COH)
A world-class, National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, with corresponding facilities, and programs in place. The campus houses a variety of core research facilities in mass spectrometry and proteomics, analytical pharmacology, flow cytometry and molecular imaging, cytogenetics, nucleic acid and peptide synthesis, DNA sequencing, bioinformatics and functional genomics, and biostatistics, among others. We have internationally-respected investigators engaged in laboratory research on relevant topics such as environmental carcinogenesis, DNA damage and repair, molecular epidemiology, and drug development for prevention and treatment. We also have renowned investigators performing leading-edge behavioral and psycho-oncology research having to do with quality of life, pain management, coping strategies, risk assessment and genetic counseling, and the epidemiology of cancer survival and recurrence. The WASC-accredited, Ph.D.-granting Graduate School of Biological Sciences enrolls 10-12 new students a year to perform laboratory-based research in a variety of biomedical disciplines.