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NexGeneGirls Guest Post: Reflecting on My STEM-Filled Summer

Oct 12, 2021

By: Jaqueline Chavarria At the end of my school year in 2020, I got an email about summer internships. There were lots of interesting options, but I already had my heart set on doing something related to a career in medicine. The headline for one internship with a group called NexGeneGirls read, “Do you want..

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CALIFORNIA LIFE SCIENCES ASKS CONGRESS TO SUPPORT ORPHAN DRUG TAX CREDIT

Sep 28, 2021

Washington, DC—California Life Sciences (CLS) is calling on the California Congressional Delegation to support the Orphan Drug Tax Credit (ODTC). CLS has expressed strong concern with Section 138141 of the Build Back Better Act, which would amend the Orphan Drug Tax Credit (ODTC) in ways that severely undermine the intent of the 1983 Orphan Drug Act..

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STANDING WITH SCIENCE: Vaccine Awareness – An Open Letter from California Life Sciences President & CEO

Sep 17, 2021

At California Life Sciences (CLS), our mission is underscored by our belief in and trust of verifiable science.  In doing so, we provide space and information for people to step into their own power, and for the life sciences community to rise to the task of solving some of the world’s greatest challenges. And right now, there is a challenge we all share—ending the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Voters Will Decide 2021 Pantheon Award Winners

Sep 15, 2021

For the first time in 18 years, the Pantheon Award winners will be determined by a public voting campaign, taking place September 13-27.

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California Life Sciences is Proud to Sponsor Oakland-Based Kits Cubed

Sep 7, 2021

California Life Sciences supported Kits Cubed’s first STEM Fair for Bay Area students on September 4th at Oakland Tech. CLS’s Illy Peete joined the fun afternoon which included science demos, special guests, and at the very end, a raffle with amazing prizes! Most importantly, Kits Cubed gave away 1,000 of their self-designed science kits to..

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MedTech Color Partners with California Life Sciences to Launch the FAST Advisory Program, MedTech Color Track

Sep 7, 2021

MedTech Color, a non-profit organization with a mission to advance the representation of persons of color in the medtech industry, has partnered with California Life Sciences (CLS), the state’s most influential and impactful life sciences membership organization, to launch a MedTech Color Track as part of the Fall FAST program. Founded in 2013, FAST provides..

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