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Farfel Distinguished Lecture – Feb. 8 February 4, 2016

Dear Faculty,

I encourage you to attend the 2016 Farfel Distinguished Lecture featuring renowned genomics researcher Dr. J. Craig Venter. Dr. Venter's presentation, "Life at the Speed of Light" will discuss his work in synthetic biology and its impact on human existence. The Farfel Lecture will take place Monday, February 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the UH Student Center Theater. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are appreciated. To reserve your seat, please email eventsreply@uh.edu or call 713-743-0332.

This is an incredible and truly unique opportunity to showcase the University of Houston as a premier scientific and research hub. Dr. Venter is regarded as one of the leading scientists of the 21st century for his numerous invaluable contributions to genomic research. I invite you not only to attend, but also to spread the word to your students and colleagues.

The Farfel Distinguished Lecture series was created to honor those who foresee the future for beneficial change. It honors the vision of Aaron Farfel, the longest serving Chair of the UH Board of Regents.  

Warm regards,

Paula Myrick Short
Provost