Touro University hosts Research Day

By From page A3 | April 27, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Touro University California will display more than 60 abstracts on Wednesday to mark its 13th annual Research Day.

The display will be from 3 to 6 p.m. at the university’s Farragut Inn. It is part of the larger Research Day schedule, which will showcase original research by the faculty and students in science, clinical practice, education and public health, an event press release said.

“At Touro, we create an environment which values and nurtures intellectual curiosity and the development and sharing of knowledge which translates to professional practice, better patient outcomes, and lower health care costs,” said Shelley Berkley, chief executive officer and senior provost of Touro’s Western Division.

Several talks will take place at Lander Hall.

Ira Schwartz, professor and chairman of microbiology and immunology at New York Medical College, will give a keynote speech between 1 and 2 p.m. Joseph Walsh will talk from 2 to 2:30 p.m. about “Inhibition of HIV Fusion by Proteins and Small Molecules.” Jean-Marc Schwarz will talk from 2:30 to 3 p.m. on “The Conversion of Sugar to Fat: The Biochemical Pathway Responsible for Cardiovascular, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver and Diabetes.”

Touro University is located on Mare Island. Go to www.tu.edu for more information.

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Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

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