Sokol Science Lecture Series

Event Details
  Sokol Science Lecture Series
  October 16, 2012 8:00 PM
  October 16, 2012
  Sokol Lounge

The College of http://alumniconnections.com/olc/filelib/MNT/email/Library/friedman%20flyer-2-1.jpgScience and Mathematics invites the university community to the Fall 2012 The Margaret and Herman Sokol Science Lecture


During the past 20 years, there has been
a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States and

rates remain high. More than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) and approximately 17% (or 12.5

million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese.

Is obesity a disease caused by genetics, biological factors, or illnesses or is it a  results from

a person's chosen lifestyle, eating habits, and environment?

 

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman

will discuss

To Eat or Not to Eat :

Leptin and the Biologic Basis of Obesity


Tuesday, October 16
8:00 p.m. Kasser Theater

Tickets, available at the Kasser Theatre, are FREE to the MSU Community and $10.00 for others

for more information see attached flyer