Francis is an MIT-trained scientist and an internationally recognized leader in optimal health maintenance. He will discuss how to stay or become healthy in the modern world with all its temptations – particularly junk food. Francis’ insights –based on curing himself from a life-threatening illness 25 years ago – make this program a must-see.
MLF: Health & Medicine Location: Club Office Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »
The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the American Appetite
David A. Kessler, M.D., Former Commissioner, U.S. Federal Drug Administration; Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Drawing on years of extensive research and interviews with medical experts and industry insiders, Kessler tears the brightly colored packaging off the food business to reveal the startling cultural, biological and psychological influences that have produced a nation of people hardwired to overeat. Read more »
Deborah Koons Garcia, Filmmaker, Director, Symphony of the Soil and The Future of Food Zen Honeycutt, Founder and Executive Director, Moms Across America Judi Shils, Executive Director and Founder, Teens Turning GreenRead more »
Jack Gallant, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
The human brain is the most sophisticated computer system known to man, capable of impressive feats under challenging natural conditions. Reverse-engineering the brain might enable us to design artificial systems with the same capabilities. Gallant’s laboratory uses a data-driven approach to tackle this reverse-engineering problem. Read more »