Courses

Using Viruses to Produce
Useful Proteins

Thursday, May 24 | 4 to 5 p.m.
Presenter: Dr. Diana Fagan
Cost: $5 non-resident only
Phage display is a technique using viruses with proteins on their surface to detect specific molecules and produce therapeutic compounds used to treat disease. Discover more about this technique and how it can produce both detectors for explosives and patches to detect personal injuries, study wound healing and treat infectious diseases.

Blue Zones
Tuesday, May 29 | 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Presenter: Remar Sutton
Cost: $5 non-resident only
Blue Zones is an anthropological concept that describes the characteristic lifestyles and environments of the world’s longest-lived people. Explore research on the longest-lived, healthiest places in the world as well as the common lifestyle and cultural traits of those locations.

Overcoming Stress at any Age
Thursday, May 31 | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Presenter: Vincent Lisi
Cost: $5 non-resident only
Everyone experiences stress. Focus on people’s ability to deal with it after having defined it. What are some of the various immediate and long-term techniques in dealing with stress effectively?