UCI’s neuroscientist, Michael Yassa; UCI MIND director, Andrea Tenner; and Georgetown University Executive Dean of the School of Medicine, Howard Federoff; talk about their work to be presented at this year’s annual Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference, put on by UCI and the Alzheimer’s Assoc. Conference Date: Friday, Sept 12, 2014? Time: 7:00AM – 5:00PM ?Location: Hilton Orange County / Costa Mesa. To register by phone, call Marcelo Soares at (949) 824-9896. http://act.alz.org/ for the whole program.
Museum of Latin American Art President and CEO, Stuart Ashman, presents their current exhibit: Cuban artist Roberto Fabelo’s “FABELO’S ANATOMY,” which continues through Sept. 28th. More details about this exhibit, other current exhibits, future exhibits, and ongoing festivities are available at: www.molaa.org.
Former NJ State Legislator Louis Manzo talks about his just released book, “Ruthless Ambition; The Rise and Fall of Chris Christie,” published by Trine Day. Indications of how a Christie presidential campaign likely will operate are present in this chronicle of over a decade of political maneuvering. 1-800-556-2012 or TrineDay.com. gets you additional information.
Rossana Perez and Sara Aguilar, mother and daughter pair based in LA, are collaborating on a documentary film capturing the El Salvadoran diaspora. Their experience of threats and conflict from the 1970’s and 1980’s are themes that continue as fellow Salvadorans make their passage toward and through the US border to this day. Watch for the release of the film by the end of 2015; the working title is “Pseudónimo.” Available resources are: http://museo.com.sv/en/ and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pseudónimo/289273024539254?ref=hl.
Ken Caldeira, Earth System scientist at Stanford University, brings real data to why the world needs to reconsider our appetite for beef.
Lisa Grant Ludwig, UCI geology professor and President of the Seismic Society of America, who toils over what the earthquake mapping tells us we need to do, and the many levels at which we mitigate hazards when the Big One(s)hit. Professor Ludwig speaks in advance of the Earthquake Roundtable Discussion, that Congressman Dana Rohrbacher will be hosting at UCI on Aug 11th, from 10- noon at UCI’s CALit2 Auditorium. More information is available at: http://publichealth.uci.edu/ph/index.php/zotmail/preview/2851