Professor Steven Oppenheimer

Cal State Northridge biology professor Steven Oppenheimer was recognized in 2009 by President Obama for his outstanding work as a mentor to young people. The Presidential award for excellence In Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring is given to individuals or organizations in recognition of the crucial role that mentoring plays in the academic and personal development of students studying science or engineering.

Professor Greg Zem

Lawrence Gifted Magnet and Cal State Northridge professor  Greg Zem is honored for his work in mentoring students. Professor Zem is dedicated to inspiring middle school students as well as university students to pursue scientific studies with a significant number attending ivy League schools and going on to making significant contributions to the advancement of bio-technologies.

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