Temple Grandin will be giving an animal behavior talk at UAF
TIME calls her one of the most influential people in the world
What: The Department of Veterinary Medicine will be hosting Temple Grandin for a free seminar, "The Behavior of Multiple Species." A book signing will follow.
When : Sunday, February 28 from 3 to 4 p.m.
Where : Davis Concert Hall
Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University and a best-selling author who has revolutionized the cattle industry by seeing the small details that make a big difference when understanding animal behavior. She said she is a visual thinker because of her autism and that her mind is like a google search engine set to "images." She has used this abiltity to help her with more than 20 years of researching animals.
The Autism Society of Alaska is bringing Grandin to Fairbanks for an ASA conference. Grandin will also be giving a free talk to the community about autism on Monday Night.
BIOMEDICAL AND ONE HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES
Every Monday Afternoon during the academic Semester
4:30 pm in the Murie Auditorium
January 25th - Environmentally smart agriculture in the Arctic. Dr. Jenifer
McBeath - Professor, School of Natural Resources and Extension
February 1st - BLaST Blitz
February 8th - Do salmon sharks affect the abundance of Chinook
salmon? Dr. Andrew Seitz, Associate Professor, SFOS
February 15th - Seafood safety: Paralytic shellfish poisoning. Dr. Brian
Himelbloom, Associate Professor of Seafood Microbiology
February 22nd - Himalayan biodiversity conservation during climate change.
Dr. Falk Huettmann, Associate Professor of Biology
February 29th, Metabolism and evolution of quinones. Dr. Anne-Lise
Ducluzeau, SFOS & BLaST Postdoctoral Researcher
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