Profile: Amy Rowat

A profile on Amy Rowat, UCLA assistant professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology, highlighting her annual “Science and Food” public events, which feature top chefs and are presented in conjunction with her UCLA academic course, “Science and Food: The Physical and Molecular Origins of What We Eat.”

Predicting hotspots for future flu outbreaks

Thomas Smith, director of the UCLA Center for Tropical Research and professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Trevon Fuller, a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Tropical Research have developed a technique that allows us to predict sites where human and bird viruses could mix and generate a future pandemic.