Modesto Junior College Science Colloquium

MJC Science Colloquium Spring 2021 Schedule

Wednesdays 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Streamed Live on the MJC Science Colloquium YouTube Channel

Covid-19 Where are we now: Update and discussion February 10, 2021 at 3:15 p.m.

February 10

COVID-19, Where Are We Now: Update and Discussion
Flex number: 6252

  • Erynn Lucas | MJC Microbiology Professor
  • Deborah Martin | MJC Anatomy-Physiology Professor
  • Elizabeth McInnes | MJC Biology Professor

An update on the testing, treatments, variants, and vaccines of Sars-CoV-2. Panelists will present some of the newest data and facts from current research.  

 

Wednesdays 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Streamed Live on the MJC Science Colloquium YouTube Channel

Science Policy Innovation Action

February 24

Science, Policy, Innovation, Action
Flex number: 6253

It is possible to create a world where climate change and economic prosperity are driven by Innovation. The discussion will cover innovation and implementation by farmers, foresters, and business to reduce as well as sequester carbon from our atmosphere. Ms. Amador will share her experience as an advocate for carbon sequestration.

Presented by Giana Amador, Co-founder and Managing Director, Carbon180

Wednesdays 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Streamed Live on the MJC Science Colloquium YouTube Channel

Covid-19 Where are we now: Update and discussion February 10, 2021 at 3:15 p.m.

March 10

Concussions: Keeping the Head Out of the Game
Flex number: 6254

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) which can occur after an impact to the head and brain, possibly causing serious symptoms that require medical treatment. Ms. Rollo will discuss how TBIs can occur, treatments and prevention.

Presented by Jamie DeRollo, D.A.T., M.B.A., A.T.C., MJC Head Athletic Trainer/Faculty

Wednesdays 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Streamed Live on the MJC Science Colloquium YouTube Channel

Closing the gap with drones

March 24

Science Colloquium: Closing the Gap with Drones
Flex number: 6255

Welcome to the wide world of drones and drone applications. Meg will bring grassroots knowledge to the Ag drone scene and a grower focus the grain industry. Discussion of the use of this drone technology to improve productivity, profitability, and the world. Flythefarm is a drone technology company working to improve technology available to agriculture. Ms. Kummerow is an advocate for sustainability in agriculture and will discuss how technology can make significant improvements to the system.

Presented by Meg Kummerow, CFO Flythefarm

Wednesdays 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Streamed Live on the MJC Science Colloquium YouTube Channel

Science and Art of Yoga: A Monkey-Human Connection

April 7

Science and Art of Yoga: A Monkey-Human Connection
Flex number: 6256

Dr. Madden will discuss how his research on monkey arthritis led him to study yoga as a Scientist.

Presented by Derek Madden, MJC Biology Professor