Spring 2017 Science Seminar Series: Arlene Blum Speaks on “Tackling Toxics: For Healthier Products, People and Planet” on Mon., May 1 @ 7 pm, Rm 431

Dr. Arlene Blum, biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer is a Visiting Scholar in Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley and Executive Director of the Green Science Policy Institute. The Institute brings government, industry, scientists and citizens groups together worldwide to support chemical policies to protect human health and the global environment. Their research and policy work has contributed to stopping the use harmful chemicals in children’s sleepwear, furniture, electronics and other products globally.

Tackling Toxics flyer

http://greensciencepolicy.org

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/09/magazine/arlene-blums-crusade-against-household-toxins.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IDlb4N-_u4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKFjbt9DWJU

All of the seminars are free and open to the public.

This lecture series is put on by the BCC Science/Biotechnology department as a component of a grant we received from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine. Since spring 2012 more than twenty guests spoke about the latest discoveries and progress in biology, biotechnology, physics and medicine:

www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/biotechnology/past-seminars

Sponsored by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and Berkeley City College.

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