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Representations of Female Homosexuality in Middle Eastern Contemporary Literature: Strategies and Critics

Zayer Baazaoui Ph.D. candidate in Literary, Cultural and Linguistic Studies University of Miami, Florida Zayer Baazaoui explains the connection between the development of society and the development…

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Regenerating the Diversity of Life in Soils: Hope for Farming, Ranching and Climate

Dr. David Johnson Molecular Biologist New Mexico State University, and Adjunct Faculty, CSU, Chico Dr. David Johnson is a Molecular Biologist conducting research for the Institute for Sustainable…

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Emerging Adults on Religion and Science

Dr. Greg Cootsona Faculty, CSU, Chico Comparative Religion and Humanities Department Dr. Greg Cootsona shares his research on young people age 18-30, called “Science for Students &…

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Many Religions, One Science

Dr. John Mahoney Faculty, CSU, Chico Biological Sciences Department Dr. John Mahoney not only uses PowerPoint slides and a lecture to make his points, he also plays guitar and sings. He notes that…

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The Genomics of Physiological Resilience in Killfish

Dr. Andrew Whitehead Department of Environmental Toxicology, UC Davis Dr. Whitehead studies the resistance and resilience of species to environmental stress exposure; he uses the killifish as his…

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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 Role of Homer Scaffolding to Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 in Mouse Models of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr. Katie Collins Faculty, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico By studying behavior in mice, Dr. Katie Collins hopes to learn more about Fragile X syndrome in humans. Fragile X is the…

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Antioxidant Supplementation, Muscle Damage, Oxidative Stress, and Leukocyte Apoptosis

Dr. Feng He Faculty, Kinesiology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Feng He is working toward a better understanding of exercise-induced muscle damage and DOS (delayed onset of muscle soreness). The focus…

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Selectivity of Membrane Proteins Towards Individual Phospholipids

Dr. Arthur Laganowsky Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University Lipids are a large and diverse group of naturally occurring organic molecules that include: fats; waxes; sterols; mono-, di-,…

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Applied Evolutionary Biology to Address Global Challenges

Dr. Scott Carroll Institute for Contemporary Evolution, Davis and Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis This is a time of rapid global change, which means current biological science…

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Community Archaeology and Optimal Foraging Theory: A Journey from Eagle Lake to Paris, France

Kevin Dalton M.A. Anthropology, CSU, Chico Kevin Dalton’s talk is actually two presentations. The first is about a report he made at a zooarcheology conference held at Eagle Lake, near…

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Sterol Biosynthesis in the Bacterial Domain

Dr. Paula Welander Faculty, Earth System Science, Stanford University Dr. Paula Welander is a microbiologist who also teaches earth sciences. Not surprisingly, she starts with the question,…

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Pleistocene Megafaunal Predation & the La Prele Mammoth Site

Dr. Matt O'Brien Faculty, Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Matt O’Brien explores competing theories for the disappearance of large mammals during the Pleistocene Epoch (2.58…

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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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Stewardship in the Anthropocene

Dennis Dimick Executive Editor, Environment, National Geographic Magazine Scientists and others have begun calling the human-dominated era of the Earth’s history the Anthropocene, or…

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