Toward a Sustainable 21st Century series – basic science, law and food equity – 5/6/16

21st centuryThe Toward a Sustainable 21st Century series presents:


FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016
, 2:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering

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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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Held in conjunction with the Global Food Summit, May 5-6, 2016.  For the agenda and information on the Global Food Summit, May 5-6, 2016, visit http://blumcenter.uci.edu/gfs/.