Miriam Beatriz Valenzuela

Guest Blogger

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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Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

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