Channel

University of California, Irvine

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R&D Budget

$348 Million

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Number of Labs

100

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Number of Scientists

300


PROFILE

Derek Vallejo

University of California, Irvine

Lee Lab

Trying to program immune cells to target a disease

Primary Research

Biomedical Technology

Challenges

Cancer (general)

“One of the reasons I became a scientist was that I was motivated to find a cure for cancer.”
– Derek Vallejo

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ABOUT Derek Vallejo

  • Nationality
  • usa
  • Were my parents scientists?
  • Neither
  • Am I worrier?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I imaginative?
  • Yes
  • Am I competitive?
  • Yes
  • Am I spontaneous or a planner?
  • Planner