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Solving Important Environmental and Biomedical Problems

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Featured Project

The Global Importance of Phosphate: Phosphorus, in its oxidized form, as phosphate, is a key ingredient in fertilizers used to sustain high crop yields and has no substitute in food production. The application of phosphate fertilizer is a critical feature in maintaining modern agriculture. Yet, phosphate rock ore, the main source of phosphorus is being mined at an unsustainable rate. Active reserves of phosphate ore are estimated to last 100 to 1...more

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Latest News

Get Ready for Summer 2020!

As we move toward the winter holidays, it is probably not the time to begin thinking about summer. However, the cold, da...

Join Us at The City’s Halloween Bash!

Trick-or-Treat, Fellow Monrovians! Today (10/31), starting at 3 PM, the Old Town Monrovia will be turned into a ghoul...

Save the Date! Oak Crest Open House, 11/13/19

Oak Crest is hosting an exciting Open House on November 13, 2019, 5-7 PM. The event is free and anyone with an interest ...

Video Tour

Marc Baum describes what a career as a Research Scientist is like, as part of the Gigniks project, where underserved Los Angeles County students are given the digital media skills they need to create their own online career video library.

Accomplishments

Oak Crest Recognized by LA Board of Supervisors!

In recognition of the participation of Oak Crest in the Bio-Flex ...

Oak Crest Receives Prestigious Local Award

On a beautiful September evening, Oak Crest was honored with the ...

Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano Visits Oak Crest

On August 15th the Oak Crest team had the great honor of welcomin...

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Our Blog

New Facility Blog: 04/28/17:
04/28/2017

The loose ends have been tied up... The electricians have run all the ...

New Facility Blog: 04/21/17:
04/23/2017

The electrical installation of all the new solar panels (car port and ...

New Facility Blog: 04/15/17:
04/15/2017

Progress! The activities on the car port ramped up this week with the ...

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