Miriam Beatriz Valenzuela

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Graduate Student, Research Fellow

San Francisco, California

Miriam Beatriz Valenzuela is a California Institute for Regenerative Medicine fellow and second year graduate student at San Francisco State University in the cell/molecular biology masters with emphasis in stem cell science. She is currently conducting her research at the University of California-San Francisco in the Tippi MacKenzie Lab and look forward to pursuing a doctorate degree while still being involved in the community and promoting science communication.

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Posted Jan. 31, 2019

I’m Showing My Students a Scientist Doesn’t Have to Be a White Guy in a Lab Coat

When I was a young girl, everyone in my life told me I should be a lawyer, because I challenged…

By Miriam Beatriz Valenzuela

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Posted May 21, 2019

Here’s One Thing You Can Do Right Now to Defend the Rights of Black Families in California

I don’t know about you, but I can’t just sit by and watch. It’s time for action. The latest battleground in the national war on…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted May 20, 2019

In 2016 I Gave Money to the Bernie Campaign. Now I’ll Be Damned If I Give a Single Penny.

In 2016, I gave money to the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. It was and remains the first and only time I have ever given a…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted May 21, 2019

They’re Trying to Ban Charter Schools in California. Here’s Why That Matters.

About two years ago this time I had to write an explainer piece when the NAACP pushed for a moratorium on public charter schools. The…

By Ikhlas Saleem

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