Photo above: The Minority Biomedical Research Support Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (MBRS RISE)
program at CSU Dominguez Hills provides mentorship and development for underrepresented
students in biology, chemistry, physics and psychology. Pictured is the current MBRS RISE cohort and five new students for the 2009-10 academic year.
Back row, L-R: Renecia Watkins, senior, biochemistry; Thania Bogarin, senior, biology; Jorge Contreras, senior, biology; Juan Vega, senior, biology; Leah Fortson, junior, psychology; Steve Martinez, senior, chemistry; Sherica Bolden, senior, psychology; Danielle Ross, senior, biology; and Jazmyn Marquez, senior, biology/human services.
Front row, L-R: Brittney Parish, junior, psychology; Toyin Dunn, sophomore, biology; Esbeyde Garcia, junior, psychology; Fernando Martinez, junior, psychology; and Kumar Tiger, junior, microbiology
Courtesy of Tigress Briggs