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MJC science series begins September 7 with “Diagnosing our Medical System’s Ills”

Free MJC science series begins September 7 with “Diagnosing our Medical System’s Ills”

Modesto Junior College’s weekly Science Colloquium will kick off the fall semester series with “Diagnosing our Medical System’s Ills” presented by C. V. Allen, M.D., on Wednesday, September 7, at 3 p.m. in the Science Community Center, Room 115, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto.

The Colloquium series offers one hour discussions on timely science-related topics, and is free and open to the public. There is a $2 charge for on campus parking without a permit.

The following fall 2016 MJC Science Colloquium presentations are also scheduled for Wednesdays at 3 p.m. in Science Community Center 115:

Sept. 14 “Overcoming Obstacles: 19th Century Women of Mathematics” by Heidi Meyer, MJC mathematics professor
Sept. 21 “Autism: Genes and Neurobiology, OH MY! ” by Debbie Laffranchini, MJC child development professor
Sept. 28 “Conserving Residential Water: Gray Water, Cisterns and More” by Regina Hirsch, Sierra Watershed Progressive
Oct. 5 “Exploring Matter: An Inexpensive, Interactive Chemistry Museum Exhibit” by Steve Murov, MJC chemistry professor emeritus
Oct. 12 “Adverse Childhood Experiences: How Early Trauma Affects our Brains, Our Bodies and Our Lives” by Laurie Hatch, MJC child development professor emeritus
Oct. 19 “Medical Applications of 3D Printing” by David Martin, MJC anatomy/physiology professor
Oct. 26 “Pricing Carbon: Cap and Trade or Fee and Dividend- Which is Best?” by Emily Basnight, economics student at MJC and California State University, Stanislaus
Nov. 2 “The Mysterious Dark Energy in Our Cosmos” by Doug Singleton, physics professor at California State University, Fresno
Nov. 9 “Notes on the Cost to Save the World (or What Would a ‘Tax’ on Carbon Really Cost Us?)” by Des Orsinelli, Brown Caldwell engineer
Nov. 16 “Dying Well–Magical Thinking or Possible?” by Roland Nyegaard, M.D.
Nov. 30 “World AIDS Day” by Bobby Hutchison, MJC psychology professor

For more information on the Science Colloquium contact Richard Anderson, MJC biology professor emeritus, at<> or (209) 529-5182.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.