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Biotech Alumni working at Cedars Sinai. 

Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC) Life Sciences Professor Chander Arora Recognized by SoCal Biomedical CouncilLAMC Life Sciences Professor Chander Arora, Ph.D., was selected as a top nominee for the 2021 Southern California Biomedical Council Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education. The award is made in recognition of Dr. Arora’s lifelong contribution to biotech education, talent nurturing, and workforce development efforts in support of biotech /MedTech industries in California and the Greater Los Angeles Region. Dr. Arora helped fuel the success of the biotechnology program at LAMC. She served as the coordinator of the Amgen Biotechnology Experience at LAMC and positioned many students for industry careers and helped meet the entry-level technician needs of local companies. The award will be presented during the SoCalBio Award Gala December 10. (Posted on: 11/08/2021; See more,==>[click here])






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Takeda Internships
Seven Biotech Students Selected for Takeda Internships. Seven students from the Biotechnology program at Los Angeles Mission College have been selected for highly sought-after paid internships with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, the largest pharmaceutical company in Asia and one of the largest in the world. Posted on: 12/20/2019. ​ See more, =>[click here].

Career & Workforce Education Newsletter, February 2019

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