From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men

MARCH 8, 2019

Dr. Tyrone Hayes

Professor, Integrative Biology
UC Berkeley

What is the talk about?

56 years after the publication of Rachel Carson’s groundbreaking book, “Silent Spring”, we still face major impacts on our environment and our health from pesticides. Join us as one of the nation’s leading experts on the effects of agricultural chemicals on hormones, Dr. Tyrone Hayes, shares his research and unique experience as an investigative scientist.

About our presenter

Dr. Tyrone Hayes

Dr. Tyrone Hayes

Dr. Tyrone Hayes’s work is transforming biology one battle at a time. From a very early age, he knew that he was interested in biology, amphibians in particular. Always fascinated by frogs and toads, this fascination turned into a reality and a career. Dr. Hayes’s work paves the way for an integrative approach to understanding how an organism reacts to changes in its environment. Beyond his integrative work in conservation, he has won numerous teaching awards, conservation awards, and recognition as a leader in the scientific community.


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Schedule & Location

March 8, 2019
5:30-6:40 PMCool ActivitiesHallways, Burdine Hall (BUR), UT Campus
7:00-8:15 PMTalkAuditorium (Rm. 106), Burdine Hall (BUR), UT Campus

Parking & Directions

Burdine Hall (BUR), UT Campus
Burdine Hall (BUR) is located on 2505 University Avenue. Attendees should park at the 27th Street Garage (TSG), located at 109 W. 27th St. at the discounted rate of $4. Please read the detailed information here for parking options including buying discounted parking passes. From parking garage to event venue: Exit the garage on Wichita St. Walk south on Wichita St, crossing Dean Keeton St, and entering the Burdine Courtyard through the archway next to the Biomedical Engineering Building.