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Claire Orosco

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Hi, my name is Claire Orosco and I will be teaching Principles of Biomedical Sciences and Medical Interventions this year! I am from the Bay Area but I have been in Southern California for the past seven years. I went to UC Irvine for undergrad and received a B.S in biological sciences and then continued on to UC Berkeley for a M.A in molecular and cell biology. After grad school I moved to Los Angeles and started working in an academic research laboratory at UCLA. A couple of years later I made the move to San Diego for another biotech opportunity. 

 

I've been in San Diego for the past five years and love it here! I enjoy hiking, mountain biking, hanging out in Balboa Park and playing soccer.  In 2017 I decided to go back to school for my teaching credential. I have really enjoyed my transition to education and I am so excited to be at Sage Creek!  

Professional Experience

Sage Creek High School

2018 - present

     - PLTW Principles of Biomedical Science and Medical Interventions

Genoptix Inc.

2015 - 2017

     - research and development for oncology diagnostic tests

SGI-DNA

2013 - 2015

     - DNA synthesis

UCLA

2011 - 2013

     - next generation sequencing

     

Education

San Diego State University                              UC Berkeley                                                  UC Irvine

 Teaching Credential 2018            M.A Molecular and Cell Biology 2011              B.S Biological Sciences 2009

                                                                      
 
                              

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