The Medical Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship (MIRE) STEM Program provides the next generation of STEM leaders the multidisciplinary skills needed to thrive in the biotech entrepreneurial world. Students will learn the four C's: critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity from working alongside OC's top leaders in innovation, medicine, science, and law. Additionally, students will learn adaptability, resilience, and problem solving through project-based coursework. University Lab Partners (ULP) and the CHOC Research Institute are committed to excellence in education and research.
Please contact the respective person below.
Coastline ROP - Huntington Beach, Irvine, Newport-Mesa, Saddleback Valley, and Tustin Unified
Rachel Kreger, Program Assistant at Coastline
E: firstname.lastname@example.org | T: 714-429-2254
College and Career Advantage (CCA) - Capistrano and Laguna Beach Unified
Jillian Dean, Instructional Coach at CCA
E: email@example.com | T: 949-735-4314
North Orange County ROP (NOCROP) - Anaheim, Brea Olinda, Fullerton, Los Alamitos, and Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
Brandon Currin, CTE Specialist
E: firstname.lastname@example.org | T: (714) 713-5414
Class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 - 5:30 PM.
The program runs for 9 weeks from September 20, 2021, to November 19, 2021.
Because you are enrolling through your respective ROP programs, there is no enrollment fee.
You will receive 2.5 UC-transferable units.
Speakers from our previous sessions include:
George Tolomiczenko - Executive Director at Merkin Institute for Translational Research
Nadine Afari - Manager of Research Programs at CHOC Children's Hospital
Neil Sahota - IBM Master Inventor at United Nations AI SME
Andrea Loewendorf - Immunologist, CEO at ImmunoVation
Louis Ehwerhemuepha - Senior Data Scientist at CHOC Children's Hospital
Sanjay Shrivastava - Senior Director, Business Development at Johnson & Johnson
Jiaxiao Zhang - Patent Attorney
Ryan Foland - TedX Speaker, Co-Author of Ditch the Act