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Elk in California: History, current status, and future of California’s largest land mammal

Tom Batter PhD Student Mammalian Ecology and Conversation Unit University of California Tom Batter, University of California, Davis, Mammalian Ecology and Conservation Unit, shares his California…

From  Jeff Layne on April 15th, 2019 0 likes 69 plays 0  

Using Drosophila Melanogaster to Indentidy Chemicals That Confer Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr. Kimberly Mulligan Assistant Professor Department of Biology Sacramento State University Dr. Kim Mulligan shares her research utilizing drosophila melanogaster (a species of fly) to…

From  Jeff Layne on April 12th, 2019 0 likes 98 plays 0  

A New Platform for Discovery of Novel HIV Host-Pathogen Interactions

Joe Hiatt, MSTP V, University of California, San Francisco Lab of Alex Marson MD, PhD Joe Hiatt explains the basic background, lifecycle, and risk levels for HIV. This worldwide epidemic starting in…

From  Jeff Layne on October 23rd, 2018 0 likes 108 plays 0  

Suicide Among the Elderly

Patrick Abore Director & Founder, Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention & Grief Related Services, San Francisco Patrick Abore helped start the 24-hour Friendship Line for the Elderly, a…

From  Jeff Layne on February 7th, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Taking Water Microbiology to the Community Level in Developing Countries

Dr. Robert Metcalf Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Sacramento Dr. Metcalf discusses his efforts to bring healthy water systems to some of the poorest places in the world, where…

From  Jeff Layne on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 223 plays 0  

The Hidden Risk of Loneliness Part 1

Dr. Patrick Arbore Director & Founder, Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention & Grief Related Services, Institute on Aging, San Francisco Loneliness, according to Dr. Patrick Arbore,…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 110 plays 0  

Staying Healthy as We Age: Take Charge. Engage. Make a Difference Part 1

Dr. Patrick Arbore Director & Founder, Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention & Grief Related Services, Institute on Aging, San Francisco What does it mean as we are growing older as a…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Pathogenesis of RNA Viruses in High Risk Populations

Dr. Stacey Schultz-Cherry Member, Department of Infectious Diseases and Deputy Director, St Jude Children's Research Hospital Dr. Schultz-Cherry starts her presentation by explaining the…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 115 plays 0  

PREDICT: A project of USAID's emerging pandemic threat's program identifying the potential for emergence and mitigating the spread of pandemic zoonoses

Dr. Tracey Goldstein One Health Institute, UC Davis PREDICT is a project of the USAID (United States Agency for International Development). Dr. Goldstein is one of the coordinators for this…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 104 plays 0  

One Health: Understanding and Addressing Emerging Infectious Diseases

Linda S. Lewis, DVM, MPVM Epidemiologist, Butte County Public Health Department Ms. Lewis begins by explaining the “One Health” concept. This approach to public health recognizes that…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 191 plays 0  

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus Infections in Humans

Dr. Eric Bortz Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York Medicine, New York Dr. Bortz provides a general introduction to influenza and…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 120 plays 0  

E.coli, the Uninvited Dinner Guest

Dr. Susanne Lindgren Faculty, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Sacramento Dr. Lindgren talks about E.coli, the bacteria responsible for many cases of food poisoning, which often causes…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 270 plays 0