We are pleased to announce that the Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry group is hosting our 48th annual Winter Colloquium this year on March 5 and 6, 2020.
The two-day colloquium will feature a series of student and guest speaker presentations, and a final social to celebrate everyone’s hard work.
Our guest speakers this year are:
March 5th at 4:00 pm:
Harvard Fong, CIH from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation
His talk will discuss the historic roots of pesticide regulation and the various projects done by the CDFA/DPR. Such projects include Medfly, the Day of Reentry project, the Mather Methyl Bromide Structural Study, and the Chilean Fruit Air Monitoring Program.
March 6th at 11:00 am:
Dr. Arlene Blum from the University of California-Berkeley
Her talk is titled: Breaking Trail: Mountains and Molecules
Arlene Blum, biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer has led successful expeditions to some of the world’s most challenging mountains as well as scientific research to protect human health and the global environment. Blum shares her favorite images and dramatic stories from her memoir, Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life, illustrating her climbs of remote and beautiful high peaks as well as her scientific research and policy work to reduce the use of harmful chemicals for a healthier world.
We warmly invite you to join us to learn from and celebrate the work in our group.