Mary Clark '07
City of Hope National Medical Center
Campus Involvement/Special Programs:
undergraduate research, glee club
PhD in Cellular and Molecular Pathology, UCLA
Favorite MP/Cooler Food:
cappuccino chip muffin from the MP
Best Oxy Class:
Groups I Identify With:
women in STEM
Following Oxy, I completed my PhD at UCLA studying how a type of cancer called lymphoma becomes resistant to chemotherapy. I then returned to Oxy as a non-tenure track professor, where I taught intro through advanced level biology classes and participated in research. I currently work as a Staff Scientist/Project Development Scientist at City of Hope. My role is to provide writing support for doctors and research scientists in the Cellular Immunotherapy Center within the Hematologic Malignancies Research Institute.
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