Biology and Agriculture Week Calendar


    By Angela Twining

    Biology and Agriculture Week Calendar

    March 12-16

    Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Various departments and clubs will have booths in Brigham”s Square. These will provide information and have activities.

    Tuesday and Wednesday, noon-1 p.m. – Sing with local bands in the outdoor quad.

    Wednesday and Thursday – Research poster contest submissions on display in the Garden Court. Come see who won on Friday.

    Thursday – Movie, “The Double Helix,” will be shown at 7 p.m. in 456 MARB. The film is a dramatization of the discovery of DNA and is free admission.

    Friday, 8 a.m.-noon – Attend the Bio/Ag symposium of speakers in the JSB Auditorium.

    8 a.m. – Raymond Gesteland, vice president of research at University of Utah

    9 a.m. – Val Sheffield, physician at University of Iowa

    10 a.m. – Craig Hanis, professor at University of Texas at San Antonio

    11 a.m. – Vickie Venne, genetic counselor at Huntsman Cancer Institute

    Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – The culmination of the week is Dairy Day, a service project for all to participate in. Come clean a dairy farm and dairy products will be the refreshments.

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