David Sadava, Pritzker Family Foundation Professor of Biology at CMC's Joint Science Center is active in cancer research, and teaches courses on the subject. He has just spent a year working on cancer chemotherapy at the City of Hope Medical Center while on sabbatical leave. Sadava has worked in this field for seven years, his prior interests being in cell biology and chemistry. He has a variety of research interests, ranging from the biochemistry of human development to plant physiology to the genetics of thoroughbred racehorses. He has coauthored with Claremont undergraduates over 30 research papers and is the author or coauthor of four books, including a leading general biology textbook and a book on plant genes and agriculture.
The U.S. "declared war on cancer" some time ago. You are invited to come to the Athenaeum for an update on how the war is going. Professor David Sadava's lecture is part of the series Faculty Ideas in Progress.