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CCBM graduate students, Pooja Chopra & Jeremias Gonzalez, leading STEM demontrations during McSwain Elementary field trip to UC Merced. April 13, 2018 



Science & Technology Enrichment Program

inviting high school students to UC Merced for summer research experience



Research Experience


Poster Session

Applications for next STEP will open in Spring 2019.




The Science for Humanity series is presented by the Science and Technology Enrichment Program and welcomes the local community to attend engaging sessions relevant to the area and times. 


Andy LiWang, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

University of California, Merced

THURSDAY, JULY 19 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | SSB 170

“Biological Clock Reassembled in a Test Tube”

LeRoy Westerling, Professor of Management of Complex Systems

University of California, Merced

TUESDAY, JULY 31 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | SSB 170

“Our Changing Climate and Extreme Wildfires in California and the West”

Armando Quintero, Executive Director, Sierra Nevada Research Institute

University of California, Merced

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | SSB 170

“Water in California – Connecting the Drops From Your Home to a Statewide View”

Kara McCloskey, Associate Professor of Bioengineering

University of California, Merced

TUESDAY, AUGUST 28 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | SSB 170

“Regenerative Medicine: Hype or Hope?”

Aleksandr Noy, Associate Adjunct Professor, University of California,

Merced; Senior Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Lab

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | SSB 120

“Carbon Nanofluidics: Can Biomimetic Membranes Help Solve the Water Crisis?”



CCBM Open House - Monday, October 22, 2018 (2019 CCBM Open House date TBA)

Local community is invited to UC Merced for lab tours, poster sessions, keynote lecture, and more.
(Last year's Open House flyer)


STEM-focused field trips and visits

The CCBM organizes STEM-focused field trips and visits. Learn how you can invite a scientist to your school!

On April 11, 2017, 75 students from Merced, California in
​grades Kindergarten... Learn More