Thesis Defense – PLNT – MSc – Julio Cesar Cabra Arias

UBC – Faculty of Land and Food Systems Announces The Oral Examination for the Degree of
Master of Science (Plant Science)

Julio Cesar Cabra Arias

“Toxicity across food webs: Effects of plant botanical extracts on tri-trophic interactions in tomato

9:00AM on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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EXAMINING COMMITTEE

Chair: Dr. M. Krzic

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. J. Carrillo  – Supervisor
Dr. S. Castellarin – Committee member
Dr. M. Isman – Committee member

Defense Committee Composition
Dr. J. Carrillo  – Supervisor
Dr. S. Castellarin – Committee member
Dr. M. Isman – Committee member
Dr. S. Smukler– External

 

Everyone is welcome

Thesis Defense – HUNU – PhD – Maria Fernanda Mujica Coopman

UBC – Faculty of Land and Food Systems Announces The Oral Examination for the Degree of

Doctor of Philosophy (Human Nutrition)

Maria Fernanda Mujica Coopman

Maternal Methyl Nutrients, Obesity Programming, and Neonatal Anthropometric Outcomes

9:30 AM on Thursday, August 6th, 2020

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EXAMINING COMMITTEE

Chair: Dr. M. von Keyserlingk

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. Y Lamers  – Supervisor
Dr. C. Field – Committee member
Dr. P. Janseen – Committee member
Dr. Z. Xu – Committee member

Defense Committee Composition
Dr. Y Lamers  – Supervisor
Dr. C. Field – Committee member
Dr. A. G. Beristain – University Examiner
Dr. R. Cerri – University Examiner

Everyone is welcome

Thesis Defense – FOOD – PhD – John Dupuis

UBC – The Faculty of Land and Food Systems Announces The Oral Examination for the Degree of

Doctor of Philosophy (FOOD Science)

John Dupuis

“In Silico Insights into the Membrane Binding Mechanism and Role of Disulfide Bridges in the Solanum Tuberosum Plant Specific Insert”

9:00 AM on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

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EXAMINING COMMITTEE

Chair: Dr. D. Altshuler

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. R. Yada – Supervisor
Dr. C. Scaman – Committee member
Dr. V. Measday  – Committee member

Defense Committee Composition
Dr. R. Yada – Supervisor
Dr. V. Measday  – Committee member
Dr. X. Li – University examiner
Dr. S. Srebnik – University examiner

 

Everyone is welcome

INVITATION TO A VIRTUAL WEBINAR: IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON AFRICA’S FOOD SYSTEMS, NUTRITION AND HEALTH moderated by Professor Rickey Yada

Here, I extend an invitation to a webinar series themed COVID-19 AND AFRICA aimed at highlighting African responses to COVID-19 across the different sectors to include public health, food security, education etc., This a graduate student-led initiative hosted by the LIU Institute Network for Africa at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Thank you to all who attended the first meeting on Public Health Systems and Healthcare. With slightly over 200 people tuning in last time, we are thrilled to bring you another stimulating episode on the Impacts of Food Systems, Nutrition and Health on July 30th, 9:00-10:30 am (Vancouver) / 4:00-5:30pm (Accra) / 7:00-8:30pm (Addis Abada) / 6:00-7:30 pm (Gaborone) moderated by Prof Rickey Yada (Dean of Faculty of Land and Food Systems.

In this session, we will examine the actual and potential impacts of COVID-19 on Africa’s agricultural and food systems. Esteemed speakers from Ghana, Ethiopia, Botswana, and the FAO Africa Regional office will share their insights into the implications COVID-19 has had on health and livelihoods in their regions” .

Your support would be highly appreciated.

For registration and more information on the speakers visit : https://www.linaubc.ca/food-systems

Feel free to share amongst your networks. Attached is the poster.

Best regards,

Tebby Leepile (PhD Candidate, Faculty of Land and Food Systems)

Member of the Organizing Team

New GIScience workshops | Build websites | Plus qualitative analysis survey

We are excited to let you know that we have launched a whole new series of GIScience workshops. The feedback on the pilot versions of these workshops has been great.  Encourage your students to sign up right away as these are being offered at a more intimate group size of just 30 students per workshop.

If you prefer to share the newsletter via link, you can find it here:

https://bit.ly/UBCRCNewJuly272020

As usual, if you have any questions, please just let me know.  Have a great week!

Sarah

Sarah Blay (she, her, hers)
Program Coordinator | UBC Library Research Commons
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