Laboratory Research on Campus

My name is Sami Rafeedie and I’m a third year Bioengineering major. I am from Lancaster, California, and I have truly loved my time at UCLA, especially my time spent completing my research in the lab. I came into UCLA as someone without an ounce of experience in a laboratory, which was a significant barrier…

Summer break addition: research life

Hi there, so as I told you before that I am starting to do research this summer at one of the professors in the Bio-Engineering department. I want to tell you a little bit about how it going so far. As a new researcher, I usually shadow the grad student that I will be working…

Bruin Day and Engineering Open House Weekend

This last weekend was such an exciting and tiring weekend in the same time!! On Saturday, we had Bruin Day where we expecting 15,000 people coming to UCLA!!! That’s an insane number of people, but it was so much fun!!! I get to meet a lot of the future Bruins along with their parents. They…

3 day weekend for a Bioengineering student

Hi there, it’s my first time posting a blog for UCLA and I’m really excited; even better it was a long 3 day weekend!! But as I told you, with the second wave of midterms on their way, this only meant one thing for me: a really really long weekend of studying. . .But it’s…