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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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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The Fountain of Youth: Can calories and dietary fat change the rate of aging?

Dr. Jon Ramsey Faculty, Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis Dr. Ramsey has been exploring mechanisms that contribute to aging. In this presentation, he…

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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,…

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The Human Microbiome- Effects of Epinephrine on Microbiome and Biofilm

Dr. Robert Crawford CSU, Sacramento Dr. Robert Crawford and his student lab assistants at CSU, Sacramento study microbiomes and how they affect wound healing, with an emphasis on diabetic foot…

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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…

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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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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…

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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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Does Size Matter? Reflections on Weight Based Stigma and Discrimination

Dr. Michelle Neyman Morris Faculty, Nutrition & Food Science Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Michelle Morris calls dieting “a national pastime,” and points out that the weight-loss…

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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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