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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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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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