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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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A Natural Approach to Human Pathogen Suppression: Can Biodiversity Fill in the GAPs?

Matthew S. Jones PhD Candidate, Washington State University Matthew Jones presents alternatives to one-crop agricultural practices. He starts by explaining that research has shown that when there…

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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…

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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…

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Blast from the Past: The Paleo Solution

Robb Wolf CSU, Chico graduate & author, “The Paleo Solution” Robb Wolf graduated from CSU, Chico with a BS degree in Biochemistry. He went on to write a New York Times bestselling…

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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…

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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…

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