Press Release - Office of College Advancement

Monday, November 27, 2006
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College

For Immediate Release:

Dr. Jonathan Trent NASA Lecture

Fremont, CA—When did time began, how are the stars and planets formed, when did life began, affects of global warming on all life from Earth to help answer these questions Dr. Trent will be visiting Ohlone College, hosted by the Ohlone College Dept. of Math, Science, and Engineering, to deliver a lecture. The lecture will be at the Jackson Theatre and will begin at 7:00pm until 8:00pm. The lecture is open to the public and is free of charge. The lecture is limited to 400 people and everyone is invited for refreshments with the speaker afterward.

Jonathan Trent, PhD, received his degree from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in Biological Oceanography. Dr. Trent has spent several years in different countries and universities such as; Max Planck Institute fro Biochemistry in Germany, The university of Copenhagen in Denmark, and the University of Paris at Orsay in France. When he returned to the United States to work for Yale University in Molecular Medicine, he established a biotechnology group at Argonne National Laboratory. In 1998 he began working for the NASA Ames Research Center in the Astrobiology Program and established the Protein Nanotechnology Group a year later. While working with NASA he is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bimolecular Engineering at UC Santa Cruz.


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