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Regional LIASE Conference

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

LIASE Regional Conference

Friday, April 13, 2018

Whittier College, Villalobos Hall
13507 Earlham Dr., Whittier, CA 90602


10am – 4pm


10:00                        Arrival (light fruits + drinks)

10:20-10:45              Opening and Welcome Comments: Dean of Faculty – Darrin Good & LIASE Director – Jake Carbine

10:45-11:05              Determining the Antibacterial and Anticancer Properties of Medicinal Herbs and Fungi from Southern China

Prof. Ralph Isovitsch, Whittier

11:05-11:25               Environmental Chemistry Collaboration with the National University of Malaysia

Prof. Katie Purvis-Roberts, ChanchanokSudta, Emma Stacey, Emma Su, and Lude Rong, Claremont

11:25-11:45                Research at Maipo Wetlands (Hong Kong) on Mangroves

  Prof. Cheryl Swift and Robert Karaat, Whittier, Whittier

11:45-12:00                 Take Your Seat Hong Kong

Spencer VanDerStarren, Whittier


Luncheon Keynote Address 

12:00-1:30                   Prof. Robert Marks, “Asia & the Environment: Past and Future


1:30-1:50                     Hong Kong Independent Research

Allen Chen, Olivia Wilk, and Ryan Lee, Occidental

1:50-2:10                     Theatre as a Vehicle for Environmental Change

Luyi Huang, Sami Murphy & Betel Tesfarmariam, Claremont

2:10-2:30                     Bio-Diversity and Sacred Spaces in Myanmar

Prof. Jake Carbine, Christina Mecklenburg, Marissa Ochoa, and Anders Blomso

2:30-2:50                     Implementation Grant Discussion
Prof. Alexander Day, Occidental

3:00-4:00                     Closing Performance

Chen Zhipeng and Moon Lin
Chinese Nature Musicians from Dali and Beijing



April 13
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Whittier College, Villalobos Hall
13507 Earlham Dr.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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