Club:  NU Biology Club
Faculty advisor:  Mario Mota (secondary:  Mike Maxwell, Huda Makhluf)

Among the activities the club envisions are:
·        Guidance with timeline and application for medical school
·        Hearing from present medical school applicants about their experiences
·        Having local physicians and current medical school students as role models
·        Peer Support

Maria E Rodriguez-Aguirre, Founder and President of the club.

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619-869-1814 (cell)

 National University Biology Club

9388 Lightwave Ave, San Diego, CA 92123

Meeting agenda

Monday,August 5th, 2013@ 4:00 pm Rm# 134B


The regular meeting of the National University Biology Club will be called to order at 4:00 pm on Monday, in Spectrum Campus Rm#134B by Maria E Rodriguez-Aguirre.

Members: Advisor(s):

Maria E Rodriguez-Aguirre (President) Dr. Michael Maxwell

Oona Barcelo (Vice-President)

Hene Banyameen (Secretary)

Xincheng Zhang

Julianne Downing (NU Lab Manager)

Jason Cuaresma (NU Asst Lab Manager)

Victoria Almazan

Charlene Siva (NU Lab Technician)

Gentry Marks (NU Lab Technician)


1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Agenda

4. New Member Introductions

5. Officer Elections (Positions still open)

a. Outreach

b. Treasurer

c. Other(s)

6. Recruiting of new members

7. Lab Training by Juliann Downing-Lab Manager NU Spectrum

a. August Possible Topics –

b. Instrument Profiling every Friday from 12 to 2 pm beginning in June. Lab Personnel will conduct the profiling.

8. NU Website

a. Updates?

b. Lab Internships

c. Job Opportunities

d. Seminars, Webinars and Workshops – Scripps Institute does not want outside guests to attend their seminars.

i. Salk Bulletin :

1. Seminars are free and open to the public but symposiums are not free of charge.

ii. Biotechnology Calendar:

1. Contact person listed to see if it is okay to attend.

2. Website has various types of seminar and thesis presentations.

iii. UCSD: Chemistry and Biochemistry:

1. Fill out form to get onto mailing list.

iv. Webinars @ SDSU for Geology:

v. Or - Contact department of interest:

9. Free Journals Subscriptions

a. Nature . Methods:

b. The Scientist:

c. Lab Animal:

d. Biotechniques:

e. Others-that may interest you:


f. Online Journals:

10. Field Trips

11. Journal Club – Meeting place

13. Next Meeting

14. Adjournment