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My Science Journey

Margie T. Borra-Garske, Ph.D. Margie T. Borra-Garske walks us through her experience in science throughout her education and career. She talks about her involvement in STEM and various science…

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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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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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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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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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Developmental Exposure to DDT Impairs the Molecular and Physiological Control of Brown Adipose Energy Expenditure Leading to Insulin Resistance

Michele La Merrill, PhD, MPH Department of Environmental Toxicology, UC Davis Dr. Michele La Merrill has been studying the question: Could chemicals in the environment cause metabolic syndrome?…

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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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Microtubules in growth and morphogenesis

Dr. Jessica Lucas Plant Biologist, Assistant Professor, Santa Clara University One of the main differences between plant and animal cells lies with tiny structures within cells that are made of…

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Next Generation Sequencing for Solving Biological Problems

Dr. Elena Harris Department of Computer Science, CSU, Chico Dr. Harris discusses the increasing collaboration of the fields of computer science and biology to unlock the genetic mysteries ofDNA.…

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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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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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