About the LA Program
The LA program is supported by the Deans of UCLA’s Physical and Life Sciences, UCLA’s Office of Instructional Development and UCOP.
LA program development team (undergraduates): Dominic Diaz, Timothy Hamilton, Mariam Ghattas, Max Zhu, Irena Roy, Byron Corado, Raphael San Jose, Aashi Patel, Joshua Lee, and Sarah Castillo.
Director of the LA program: Shanna Shaked
Senior Associate Director of CEILS
Lecturer, Department of Physics & Astronomy
Office Location: Young Hall 3077D
Other past and present program coordinators:
Gaston Pfleugl, Life Sciences Core
Heather Tienson-Tseng, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Nadia Sellami, Undergraduate Research Center – Sciences (LA program co-founder)
Josh Samani, Physics & Astronomy
Past PDT members: Johnny Dang, Kylie Rostad, Elisa Fazzari
Website developed in collaboration with LAs Yiwei Sun, Emily Duong, Sara D’souza, and Johnny Dang.
The LA Program in the Sciences was established in Winter 2016 by Drs. Nadia Sellami (Life Sciences) and Shanna Shaked (Physical Sciences).