University of California, Riverside

California Agriculture and Food Enterprise


Science Lecture Series


Spring 2015
April 9: Feeding Botswana: From Field to Lab to Vaccine

Larry Grill ('79 Ph.D. Plant Pathology), Dean of Research, and Director, Vaccine Research Center, Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, CA
Lecture Slides Lecture Video 

April 23: Food Security for Africa: The Cowpea Story from Lab to Plate

Phil Roberts, UCR Professor of Nematology; Timothy Close, UCR Professor of Genetics; and Jeff Ehlers, plant geneticist, and Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Lecture Slides Lecture Video Sellyna Ehlers' Afro-Indian Blackeye Beans Recipe

May 7: Seeds of Change: UCR's Healthy and Sustainable Food Initiative

Cheryl Garner, Executive Director of UCR Dining, Conference and Catering Services; and Neal Malik, Registered Dietician, UCR Dining Services
Lecture Slides  Lecture Video

May 21: What You Eat Is How You Feel: Nutrition and Its Impact on Immunity and Health

Ilhem Messaoudi Powers, Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences, UCR School of Medicine
Lecture Slides  Lecture Video

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