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How is the Fresh Produce Industry Adjusting to the Public Health Crisis?

Over a third of the country’s vegetables and two-thirds of all fruits are grown in California. Temporary labor supply is more plentiful than in previous seasons given the collapse of the…

From  Julie Klein on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 49 plays 0  

COVID-19 and Farm Workers: Challenges Facing California Agriculture

When stay-at-home orders were issued in March 2020 to slow the spread of COVID-19, farm workers were deemed essential and expected to continue working. Learn how sick farm workers, closed schools,…

From  Julie Klein on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 50 plays 0  

California Tree Nut Industries Set Up Well to Handle COVID-19 Pandemic

Learn about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on tree nut industries in California, specifically almonds, pistachios, and walnuts. Presented by Brittney Goodrich Assistant Cooperative Extension…

From  Julie Klein on August 31st, 2020 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Cattle Producers Struggle During COVID-19

Outbreaks of COVID-19 in meat-processing facilities across the U.S. have created a significant bottleneck in the beef supply chain that has had substantial and widespread ramifications for cattle…

From  Julie Klein on August 21st, 2020 0 likes 152 plays 0  

SITT 2020 Faculty Talk - Faculty Development in the Time of COVID-19

Presenters: Elizabeth Rice, Cara Sandholdt This video will describe how the School of Nursing implemented a faculty development online series of modules and workshops on Best Practices in Online…

From  Mark Wilson on July 15th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Town Hall 8 Richard Harris

Richard Harris, a long-time voice in science reporting for National Public Radio (NPR), joined us to talk about how reporting has been impacted by the COVID19 pandemic. He also spoke with us about…

From  Ken Kaplan on May 24th, 2020 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Town Hall 7 Prof Sumner

Prof. Daniel Sumner joined us to talk about the food supply chain issues related to the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Sumner is the Frank H. Buck, Jr., Professor in the Department of Agricultural and…

From  Ken Kaplan on May 17th, 2020 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Town Hall 6 Professor Ikemoto

Professor Lisa Ikemoto, UCD King Law School joined us for a discussion on issues related to bioethics, healthcare law and public policy as they pertain to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Ikemoto is a…

From  Ken Kaplan on May 9th, 2020 0 likes 57 plays 0  

COVID-19 Capstone Lab: UCSF Immunologist, Dr Cliff Lowell

Dr Cliff Lowell is an MD/PhD immunologist and virologist from UCSF where he is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine. His research has focused on signal transduction in…

From  Ken Kaplan on May 5th, 2020 0 likes 57 plays 0  

TownHall 5 Dr Haczku

Dr. Angela Haczku, M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor of Medicine, Director of the UC Davis Lung Center, and is Associate Dean of Translational Research for the School of Medicine. Dr. Haczku is co-author…

From  Ken Kaplan on May 2nd, 2020 0 likes 73 plays 0  

Town Hall 4 Dr Jonna Mazet

Jonna Mazet  is an epidemiologist and executive director of the  One Health Institute at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She is a member of the Board of Directors of  Global Virome…

From  Ken Kaplan on April 25th, 2020 0 likes 93 plays 0  

Town Hall 3 Drs Hildreth & Brashear

Dr. Allison Brashear is the Dean of the School of Medicine at the UC Davis. She oversees one of the nation's top research, academic and medical training institutions, with 761 full-time faculty…

From  Ken Kaplan on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 125 plays 0  

Town Hall 2 Prof. Jonathan Eisen

Dr Jonathan Eisen is a Professor at the University of California, Davis with appointments in the Department of Evolution and Ecology, the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, and the…

From  Ken Kaplan on April 10th, 2020 0 likes 172 plays 0  

Town Hall 1 Profs. Diaz-Munoz and Pollock

TownHall Speakers: Professor Sam Diaz-Munoz and Brad Pollock (Wednesday 4/1/20 at 4pm): Professor Diaz-Munoz will provide a brief overview on viruses based on his research (see his lab page (Links to…

From  Ken Kaplan on April 1st, 2020 0 likes 476 plays 0