Fall 2019 Lecture Series


Mark M. Davis, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University
Lecture: “Standing on the Shoulders of Mice:  Rebooting Human Immunology”
Date:  September 9, 2019
Time:  4:00 pm
Place:  Lecture Halls 4/5, College of Veterinary Medicine

Professor Davis is an internationally renowned immunologist who has made seminal discoveries  that have shifted paradigms in the field of Immunology.  He will speak about the human immune response to infections.


David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM, Founder and CEO of Diet ID
Lecture: “The Truth about Food: Lifestyle Medicine for People and Planet”
Date: November 13, 2019
Time:  4:30 pm
Place:  G10 Biotechnology Building

Dr. Katz is recognized globally as an expert on nutrition, weight management and the prevention of chronic disease.  He will speak about  diet, health of people and health of the planet.


Lizabeth Cohen, Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Harvard University
Lecture: “Struggling to Save America’s Cities in the Suburban Age: Urban Renewal Reconsidered”
Date: November 14, 2019
Time:  4:30 pm
Place:  Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, KG70 Klarman Hall

Professor Cohen is a renowned scholar, author, academic leader and a leading American historian.  She will speak about urban renewal as carried out by influential planner Ed Logue from the 1950-80s, with a specific emphasis on Boston and New York State.


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