Media Advisory: Fish Science Is Helping Us Do More Than Just Put Seafood On The Dinner Table

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Can better understanding fish diseases help to create much sought-after cures for human diseases such as Hepatitis C?

Flyer for May presentation

MENLO PARK, Calif. Can better understanding fish diseases help to create much sought-after cures for human diseases such as Hepatitis C? On May 29th, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center Director Jill Rolland will tell us the important work that the cutting-edge USGS research center is actively pursuing to provided reliable impartial science to managers of fish and aquatic resources in the western states to support management of these important public trust resources. An expert in fish disease science, the Dr. Rolland will explain how scientists at her state-of-the-art science center are studying fish populations, and diseases and what it means for us.

Who:

Jill Rolland, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center Director
 

What:

Slide-show-illustrated presentation: Diversity of USGS fisheries research in the Northwest.
 

When:

Thursday, May 29, 2014
12:15 p.m. —Lecture preview for USGS employees and news media representatives
7 p.m.—Public lecture open to all 
(both presentations will be live-streamed over the Internet)
 

Where:

U.S. Geological Survey
Building 3 Auditorium, second floor
345 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
 

More info and directions:  

USGS Evening Public Lecture Series Calendar
Menlo Park Campus Map