Distinguished Women in Science Research Lecture
4 to 5:30 p.m.
ARC Ballroom B
Dr. Carol Greider, professor and director of molecular biology and genetics at the Johns Hopkins Institute of Basic Biomedical Sciences and winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for Medicine, is best known for her pioneering research on the structure of telomeres, which are repeating blocks of DNA at the ends of chromosomes.
Undergraduate Philosophy Club
6 to 7 p.m.
Mind blowing conversations on the regular. This week we’ll discuss the ethics of eating meat. All years and majors are welcome.
Ian Bogost Lecture
Ian Bogost, CEO of Persuasive Games and author of Newsgames and How to Do Things with Videogames, will discuss “Words, Images, Computation and Other Materials.” Bogost also invented the Facebook application Cow Clicker and is a professor of media studies at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Teach-in for the National Day of Solidarity with the Irvine 11
UC Davis’ Students for Justice in Palestine will hold a teach-in to raise awareness about the Irvine 11 and show their support for the Irvine 11 as they appeal their verdict.
Science Café: Medicines from Nature: Drugs that Changed the World
Wyatt Deck, UC Davis Arboretum
Professor Ted Molinski of the department of chemistry and biochemistry at UC San Diego and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will provide an overview of the development of medicines from plants and other natural sources. He will discuss the historical impact of this research and several recent breakthroughs that have helped lead to cures for diseases.
Student Investors and Entrepreneurs Workshop
7 to 8 p.m.
UC Davis alumnus Robert L. Woods will lead a workshop about investing and portfolio building. Learn about stocks, bonds, insurance, retirement planning and more.
Vet Aide Club Meeting
Join the Vet Aide Club at UC Davis to hear veterinary speakers discuss career opportunities in food animal medicine. Also, come for information regarding the beef, llama and poultry handling workshops.
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