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Events Calendar

July 24, 2020

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

<p><span>Microbiome and Mental Health</span></p>

The brain is affected by bodily changes—including microbiome composition—that influence cognition and behavior.  This webinar will explore the interaction between the brain, gut, and microbiome, with a focus on how the microbiome influences developmental, neuropsychiatric, and immune-related disorders, including socioaffective processing disorders such as autism.

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July 27, 2020

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

<p>Fire and Ice: The Impact of Climate Change on Environmental Ecosystems</p>

Featured Speakers

Eric Rignot, PhD, University of California, Irvine,  William Anderegg, PhD, The University of Utah

Climate change is having a significant effect on the biological, topological, and geophysical traits of various ecosystems. This 75-minute webinar will explore how climate change has caused massive ecological alterations through impacts on plant physiology and ice sheet melting.

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October 2, 2020

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT

<p>Frontiers in Rare Diseases: 2020 Innovators in Science Award Symposium</p>

This symposium will honor the 2020 Innovators in Science Award Winners and highlight their outstanding research accomplishments. The event will also feature distinguished scientists who are creating the latest breakthroughs in our scientific understanding and clinical treatment of genetic, nervous system, metabolic, autoimmune, and cardiovascular rare diseases.

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