Stephen Hursting's Seminar and Poster Session
December 7, 2012
The presentation by Stephen Hurstings Professor and Chair of Nutrition, Cellular and Molecular Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, will be on December 7 in STEW 214 at 10:30 a.m.
In conjunction with the presentation, there will a poster session from 1-3:00 p.m. in STEW 202. Graduates and undergraduates are encouraged to enter a poster for competition with cash awards.
Faculty and Staff are invited to register for lunch.
- Kris Swank
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