REGISTER for the Toward a Sustainable 21st Century Series, May 6 panel presentations on biology, medicine, law and food equity

MAY 6, 2016, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Beckman Center of the National Academies of Science and Engineering
100 Academy Way
Irvine, CA 92617
For directions, visit: http://www.thebeckmancenter.org/contact/index.htm
Parking at the Beckman Center is free

2:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m. - Nutrition and Poverty Alleviation: Basic Science from Biology and Medicine

Introduction
Francisco J. Ayala, Ph.D.
University Professor and Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences, Ayala School of Biological Sciences

"UC Irvine:Ready to Improve Nutrition Through Applied and Basic Science"
Frank L. Meyskens, Jr, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Aldrich Chair and Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry, School of Medicine

"The Intestinal Microbiota: Role of the "Forgotten Organ" in Human Nutrition"
Hamid Said, Ph.D., Pharm. D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medicine
School of Medicine

"Health Span Pharmacology: Adding Healthy Years to Human Life"
Mahtab Jafari, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

"Transgenerational Inheritance of Prenatal Obesogen Exposure"
Bruce Blumberg, Ph.D.
Professor, Developmental and Cell Biology
Ayala School of Biological Sciences

3:40 p.m.-5:00 p.m. - Establishing Food System Equity: The Contributions of Law

Welcome and Introduction
Erwin Chemerinsky, J.D.
Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law
Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law
UC Irvine School of Law
Welcome and Introduction

José Padilla, J.D.
Executive Director, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.
35-year career advocating for California’s farm worker and rural poverty communities. Co-drafter AB1382 California’s Migrant Education Law

Stephen Lee, J.D.
Professor of Law
UC Irvine School of Law
Convener, Global Food Initiative Conference on “Establishing Equity in Our Food System” - March, 2016

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