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A Day in the Life

Have you ever wondered what a scientist conducting groundbreaking research does in a day? Are they combining chemical compounds or constructing new tools in a lab? Do they have time for a morning bike ride? Do they even have time to eat breakfast? Enter A Day in the Life – our series designed to give you a window into the lives of the diverse educators, community and organization leaders, scientists, researchers and more who partner with CZI to build a more inclusive, just and healthy future. Follow along as interviewees invite you into their homes, take you to work, and, ultimately, share their daily routines and rituals.

UCSB professor Débora Iglesias-Rodriguez looks closely at a bottle of liquid while in a lab.
Jun 7, 2023 Climate

A Day in the Life of a Biological Oceanographer: Débora Iglesias-Rodriguez

A woman with glasses wears a poofy, purple and white blouse and sits at a table with a laptop covered in stickers.
Jun 28, 2022 Housing Affordability

A Day in the Life of a Housing Affordability Advocate: Fernanda De Velasco

Laura outside of a University of California, Berkeley campus building
Jul 6, 2022 Technology

A Day in the Life of an Imaging Scientist: Laura Waller

A man rides a bike wearing a helmet. Green trees are in the background.
Oct 13, 2021 Science

A Day in the Life of an Early-Career Researcher: Abbas Rizvi