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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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The Role of MUTYH in Cancer Progression

Dr. Alan Raetz Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Dr. Raetz, a graduate of the CSU, Chico biological sciences master’s degree program, discusses how DNA damage and repair relates to…

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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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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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What Biological Measures Can Tell Us About Psychological Constructs

Dr. Michael Ennis Faculty, Psychology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Ennis, who has a PhD in Psychobiology, is interested in building bridges between the two disciplines. He begins by discussing the…

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Utilizing Zebrafish to Understand the Molecular Control of Blood Development

Dr. David Stachura Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico Dr. Stachura discusses his research studying the vertebrate hematopoietic system with the genetically amenable zebrafish. In this…

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Effects of a responsive surrogate on nursery-reared Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Dr. Rebecca Brunelli Department of Biological Sciences CSU, Chico Dr. Rebecca Brunelli developed an interest in animal welfare, particularly the welfare of animals in captivity, while doing…

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Chikungunya Virus; Global Spread, Mechanisms of Emergence, and Predicting Epidemic Variants

Dr. Lark L. Coffey Faculty, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine When humans are infected with the Chikungunya virus, which has no vaccine, they suffer from fever, muscle pain, arthritis-like…

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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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