Cells to Society Seminar & Out of the Box Workshop

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On behalf of Chris Callahan, Hans Estrin, and Andrew May, the CALS Cells to Society is a grass-roots initiative of two monthly seminars and a quarterly Out of the Box Workshop. Dates, times and Teams meeting links for the September seminar and October workshop are below. No registration is required.

Out of the Box Workshops provide time and semi-structured space to cultivate, through chance and intention, creative and innovative project ideas and solutions needed to address real and complex problems facing our times. Please click this link to complete  a brief form to help us create the small group interest areas and guiding prompts.

The seminar schedule, webinar link, and recordings of past seminars can be found at http://go.uvm.edu/cells2societyseminar.

Also, we are always looking for more ideas for themes and topics at http://go.uvm.edu/cells2societyideas.

Cells to Society Seminar on Thursday, September 15 from 2 to 3 p.m.

Speakers will provide a presentation regarding the Vision for the USDA-ARS Food Systems Research Unit:

  • Dr. Christian Peters, Research Leader, USDA-ARS Food Systems Research Unit.
  • Dr. Meredith Niles, Associate Director of the Food Systems Research Center and Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences and the Food Systems Program at UVM.

Click this link to join the seminar Teams meeting.

Out of the Box Workshop on Thursday, October 27 from 2 to 3 p.m.

This topic will be a follow-up to the September 15 seminar featuring the USDA-ARS Food Systems Research Unit.

Click this link to join the workshop Teams meeting.

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