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UC Day in D.C.: Roodgar talks up translational science

PHD Graduate Student Morteza Roodgar visits D.C talks up translational Science

Morteza Roodgar PHD Graduate Student recently visited the nation’s capital. He worked the halls of Congress as a participant in the annual UC Day in D.C. He met with California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, and Sacramento-area Reps. Ami Bera, John Garamendi and Doris Matsui.

His work is interdisciplinary, in the Molecular Anthropology Laboratory, where his major adviser, anthropology professor David Glenn Smith, is the principle investigator; at the California National Primate Research Center; in the Biological Safety Level 3 lab at the Center for Comparative Medicine; and in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the School of Medicine (Genome and Biomedical Science Facility). Faculty members in the Clinical and Translational Science Center are also involved in his project.

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