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UF/IFAS 2017 E.T. York Lecture Series Presents Cathie Martin: What can Plant Metabolic Engineering do for Human Health?

Please join us on April 13 at 2 p.m. in Emerson Alumni Hall. Dr. Cathie Martin is a group leader at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, U.K. and Professor at the University of East Anglia. She researches into the relationship between diet and health and how crops can be fortified to improve diets and address [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2017.

April 13: Rethinking Modern Counterterrorism

John J. Mulligan, the deputy director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will speak at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, in the Pugh Hall Ocora on the current terrorist threat environment, both global and national, reviewing recent history and examining the evolving nature of terrorist threats. Mulligan describes current challenges facing the U.S. counterterrorism mission [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2017.

Speed Science: Night at the Museum

Speed date a science subject! Join the Florida Museum for an evening of science and snacks April 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. At “Speed Science: Night at the Museum,” guests may ask scientists one-on-one their most burning questions. Pre-registration is required and participants must be 18 years or older. The cost is $20 for [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 2, 2017.

UF Plant Science Symposium 2017

Submit abstracts for the first annual DuPont-Pioneer Plant Science Symposium at the University of Florida. Registration is free. Monetary prizes for top 3 posters. Abstracts can be from any field related to plant sciences including but not limited to agronomy, horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, nematology, genetics, genomics, plant breeding, etc. Abstract submission deadline: April 3, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 2, 2017.

UF/IFAS 2017 E.T. York Lecture Series Presents Cathie Martin: What can Plant Metabolic Engineering do for Human Health?

Please join us on April 13 at 2 p.m. in Emerson Alumni Hall. Dr. Cathie Martin is a group leader at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, U.K. and Professor at the University of East Anglia. She researches into the relationship between diet and health and how crops can be fortified to improve diets and address [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 2, 2017.

A Doorway to the Divine: Islamic Bodies and the Sufi Saints as Connecting the Living to the Dead

A historian of the Islamic world, France, and medicine from McMaster University will give a free public lecture on Thursday, 6 April at 5:30 pm in Smathers Library 100 on the UF campus.
Ellen Amster will discuss the role of the bodies of saints in healing the living in pre-colonial Morocco. For Muslim pilgrims visiting the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 2, 2017.

UF Plant Science Symposium 2017

Submit abstracts for the first annual DuPont-Pioneer Plant Science Symposium at the University of Florida. Registration is free. Monetary prizes for top 3 posters. Abstracts can be from any field related to plant sciences including but not limited to agronomy, horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, nematology, genetics, genomics, plant breeding, etc. Abstract submission deadline: April 3, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 27, 2017.

UF/IFAS 2017 E.T. York Lecture Series Presents Cathie Martin: What can Plant Metabolic Engineering do for Human Health?

Please join them on April 13 at 2 p.m. in Emerson Alumni Hall. Dr. Cathie Martin is a group leader at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, U.K. and Professor at the University of East Anglia. She researches into the relationship between diet and health and how crops can be fortified to improve diets and address [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 27, 2017.

Curator Talk: “The Art of Smallness: Looking at Asian Miniatures”

Join Allysa Peyton, assistant curator of Asian art, at the Harn Museum of Art on Sunday, April 2, at 3 p.m. Learn about the importance of Asian miniature art and the works on view in the current exhibition “Show me the Mini.” This talk is free and open to the public. Learn more at harn.ufl.edu/lectures-talks.

Filed under Academic, Events on March 27, 2017.

UF COE Research Symposium Keynote (Open to Public)

The School of Education is holding its 2nd Annual Research Symposium on March 30, 2017. Join us for the Symposium Keynote Speech given by educational historian Dr. Adam Laats from Binghamton University (SUNY), at Norman Hall Auditorium, Thursday March 30 from 6:00-7:00pm. In his talk, “Can We Have Dialogue When We Disagree? Exploring the Roots [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 27, 2017.