Sokol Science Lecture Series

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

The College of 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