Serendipity in Practice: Breakthroughs in Nutrition of Animals and Humans

Thursday, March 16th, 2006
David H. Baker
7:30 pm

Siebel Center 201 N. Goodwin Urbana

Event Description

Many great discoveries in science have been made by carefully pursuing unintended and ancillary findings. Examples will be given from UIUC comparative nutrition research to illustrate how serendipity can (and does) work. Research on copper, niacin, and vitamin D-3 will be covered in the lecture.

Event Video
David H. Baker

Professor Emeritus of Nutrition, Department of Animal Sciences and Division of Nutritional Sciences