Biochemistry and Biophysics Scientific Lecture Seminar, 3 p.m., Room 4001, Agriculture and Life Sciences Building, 2750 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Patrick Vargas-Weisz of the School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex and Babraham Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom, will present "Host-Microbiome Interactions and Chromatin Dynamics."
Seminar by David Buckley Borden, 4 p.m., Room 206, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Borden is an interdisciplinary artist known for making ecological issues culturally relevant through accessible art and design, and is visiting as an artist in residence at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project, the Andrews Experimental Forest Long-Term Ecological Research Program, and the ARTS_SCI group.
College of Science 2019 Gilfillan Lecture, 7 p.m., Horizon Room, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Oregon State University Department of Chemistry faculty member May Nyman will present “Scientific Discoveries from the Alphabet Soup of Nuclear Waste,” exploring the meaning of scientific discovery by elucidating her own research breakthroughs as a scientist at Sandia National Laboratories and now at Oregon State. Reception at 6:30.
Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The 2019 CGRB Spring Conference/Colloquium is open to all with an interest in computational biology. The colloquium will feature science from invited guests, Oregon State University faculty members, students and staff members.
“Parental Nonstandard Working Hours in the United Kingdom: Evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study,” 1 p.m., Bray Leadership Conference Room, Room 115, Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, 2631 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Afshin Zilanawala, College of Public Health & Human Sciences assistant professor in human development and family sciences, will speak.
Integrative Biology Graduate Student Invited Speaker Seminar, 1:30 p.m., Room 4001, Agriculture and Life Sciences Building, 2750 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Elizabeth Anderson, assistant professor, Florida International University, will present “ Tropical Rivers as Social-Ecological Systems.”
Biochemistry and Biophysics Guest Lecture Seminar, 3 p.m., Room 4001, Agriculture and Life Sciences Building, 2750 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Harry Ischiropoulos, research professor of pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, will present "Nitric Oxide Signaling Regulates the Efficiency of Fat to Energy Conversion."
Sports, equality and careers, 3 p.m., ballroom, CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Professional athletes will speak about sports, equality, education and transitioning into new careers. Featured panelists include former Beavers, NBA All-Star/Portland Trail Blazer Steve Johnson and Super Bowl champion Josh Andrews, as well as MLB All-Star Gary Matthews Jr. and WNBA champion Kara Braxton. Program begins after the spring football game. Tickets: blaqathlete.eventbrite.com.
Health Professions Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., ballroom, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. The fair connects students with admissions representatives of 70 health professions schools in Oregon and across the country. Students from all majors, first-year through seniors, are welcome.
da Vinci Days Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Speaker Series, 6 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2500 SW Western Ave., Corvallis. Series theme: "Making Waves." This week: “Water Stories: An Artist’s Journey,” presented by Shelley Jordon, a nationally known artist and professor in the Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts. Family-friendly. Information: davincidays.org.
College of Liberal Arts series "The '60s: The Decade that Changed America," 7 p.m., Construction & Engineering Hall, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. This month: "Woodstock, Revisited: A Conversation with Woodstock Publicist Rona Elliot and Official Woodstock Photographer Henry Diltz." Hosted by Bob Santelli.
Biochemistry and Biophysics Research Seminar, 3 p.m., Room 4001, Agriculture and Life Sciences Building, 2750 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Enrique M. De La Cruz, a professor from Yale University, will present "How Cells Use Chemistry and Physics to Break the Bones that Power Their Movement."
Western Regional Graduate Program Water Resources Science Spring Seminar Series, 4 p.m., Room 328, Bexell Hall, 2251 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Jonathan Friedman, U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins, Colorado, will present “Invasive Tamarisk Documents and Influences Arroyo Evolution along the Rio Puerco, New Mexico.”
“Self-Objectification in Adolescence: Investigating the Roles of Traditional Media and New Communication Technology Contexts,” 5:30 p.m., Room 228, Learning Innovation Center, 165 SW Sackett Place, Corvallis. Jennifer Stevens Aubrey of the University of Arizona will speak. The talk is co-sponsored by Oregon State University Speech Communication, New Media, and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Appetizers and beverages will be served beforehand.
"Advancing Women in Leadership," 5 p.m., Reser Stadium, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The Center for the Advancement of Women in Leadership and Oregon State University Athletics will host the event. Speakers include Valerie Cleary, Diane Penny and Beth Mowins.