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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 75 plays   

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 187 plays   

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 93 plays   

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 167 plays   

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 96 plays   

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 237 plays   

Digestive physiology of the Phasmatodea

Matan Shelomi PhD Candidate Department of Entomology, UC Davis Matan Shelomi provides insight into the remarkably complex digestive system of the phasmatodea, an insect also known as the…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 29 plays   

Activation of a Rice Immune Receptor by a Bacterial Peptide

Dr. Rory Pruitt Post-Doc Fellow, Ronald Lab, UC Davis Rice is an important source of food for half of the world’s population. In this presentation, Dr. Rory Pruitt explains that two of the…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 13 plays   

SIV –Dvif Proviral DNA Vaccine with IL-15 Adjuvant Offers Partial Protection Against Highly Pathogenic SIVmac251

Dr. Robert Dubie Faculty, Biological Sciences Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Dubie presents the finding of two vaccine projects conducted through the California National Primate Research Center at UC…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 16 plays   

Fecal Matter Transplant as a Means of Restoring a Healthy Gut Flora

Peter Bangsund, MD Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Enloe Medical Center, Chico, CA Dr. Bangsund explains that clostidium difficile (aka C.diff) bacteria infections, which cause serious…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 349 plays   

Biological Sciences Career Day - Applied and Lab Sciences Panel

Applied and Lab Sciences Panel Four professionals talk about the varied careers they have pursued after earning degrees in the biological sciences. They each give presentations about their work…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 40 plays