Upcoming Speakers
 
 

July 16, 2020:  Dr. Laura R. Lewis, From Grain To Glass: Supporting Regional Grain Systems in WA.

Dr. Laura Lewis is the Director of the WSU Food Systems Program and associate professor of Community and Economic Development.  She has her Ph.D. in biogeography with expertise in centers of origin for agricultural species and crop evolution.  Her current work is focused on supporting regional niche value-chain development for grains, niche meat, and winter vegetables through diversification of cropping systems and markets.  Prior to coming to WSU, she was an assistant professor of biogeography at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and her research focused on crop evolution in Africa and food access in the city of Baltimore.  She is most interested in how agrobiodiversity, both intraspecific and interspecific, is utilized on-farm and within communities to support resilient agroecosystems.   
interested in how agrobiodiversity, both intraspecific and interspecific, is utilized on-farm and within communities to support resilient agroecosystems.  
 
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July 23, 2020:  Dr. Kathy Tuttle: Bench to Bedside understanding the science & business of research

  

 

 

Dr. Kathy Tuttle: Bench to Bedside understanding the science & business of research
Dr. Tuttle will discuss how a new medication is developed from the basic hypothesis and laboratory work through animal models into human testing and approval as safe and effective by the FDA. Dr. Tuttle is Medical & Scientific Director, Providence Medical Research Center/Sacred Heart Center, and Professor at the University of Washington Department of Nephrology and Professor of Basic Sciences for the UW WWAMI program in Spokane. She has created at least one medication from the bench (lab research) to the bedside (actual patient care).

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Speakers

Dr. Laura R. Lewis
Jul 16, 2020
Grains: Moving from low yield animal feed to high value ingredients for craft beer & spirits
Dr. Kathy Tuttle:
Jul 23, 2020
Bench to Bedside understanding the science & business of research
Nick Bond
Jul 30, 2020
WA State Climatologist: Local climate forecasts & impacts (via Zoom only)
Mark Barnes & Joe Bruce
Aug 06, 2020
Astronomy/NASA --or-- Mark Barnes: Home Brewing