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Garcia talks about cellular aging

Garcia talks about cellular aging
Jerome Garcia inspired the audience at his faculty lecture on Monday while explaining his research on Histone Glutathionylation. He emphasized the far reaching effects of his findings and how it could specifically be a mechanism for aging and preventing diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The next faculty lecture is Monday. / photo by Keenan Gilson Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Jerome Garcia,... 

Branch gathering

Branch gathering
During his afternoon biology lab Sept. 20, freshman Daniel Miller climbs an olive tree in the Quad to get an untouched branch sample to observe. He and his classmates, Destiny Ventura and Kimberly Nunez, took plant samples for lab study. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Middleton talks genetic diversion

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Kevin Middleton, associate professor of biology at Cal State San Bernardino, presented three research topics to explain the working physiology of animals. His research looked at lab mice, penguin feathers and bat bones. Middleton used an example of a bicycle’s construction by saying that the similar materials can be put together to make something different but still... 

Watching out for the birds

Watching out for the birds
Professor Patricia Caldani’s biology class took a field trip to San Dimas Canyon Park to go bird watching on Monday. The trip was led by Professor of Biology Jeff Burkhart. Only one bird was seen during the trip because it was late in the day, but the class observed a tree frog, a scorpion and some poisonous plants found in the area. Among the class on the trip were Sandra Kourg, Maria Cuevas and... 

Garcia, Weaver explore science of aging

Garcia, Weaver explore science of aging
Jerome Garcia and his research partner, Kathleen Weaver, shared their research in a presentation titled “Modification/Mutation of Mitochondrial DNA: Implications for Aging and Age-Related Disease” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Garcia spoke about free radicals, how they affect the cellular structure of humans and their involvement in a variety of diseases. / photo by Allison Lavelle Grady... 
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