Los Angeles Chapter
OBR expanded to Los Angeles in the spring of 2013. The sprawling Greater Los Angeles Area boasts many world-class biomedical research powerhouses including Caltech, City of Hope, University of California, Irvine, University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, Riverside, University of Southern California, etc. Amgen, the world’s largest independent biotechnology firm, is also located in LA. With the “Silicon Beach” tech scene emerging, we look forward to building a community to forge collaborations between academia and industry in LA. Please contact Kelvin Chan, Head of US Operations, for enquiries regarding industry partnerships and joining the OBR-LA team.
Los Angeles Chapter Members
Amar is a PhD candidate at the University of Southern California and a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow. He previously graduated with a BSE in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently studying stroke recovery through computational modeling of neural networks. Amar is looking forward to helping to create a vibrant biotech community in LA that can connect academia and industry and push new ideas forward.
Ray is a PhD Candidate in the Neuroscience program at the University of Southern California, where he is studying how the auditory circuits of the brain process sound. He received a B.S. in Biological Sciences from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, where he ran a student newspaper focused on career development. Ray is interested in science, business and politics and how they shape our path to the future.
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