Contact: Larry Booth
San Francisco
Hotel Nikko
Anzu Restaurant, (located on 2nd Floor)
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States of America

Ravinder SehgalProfessor Ravinder Sehgal joins us to talk about his work in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon.

Ravinder Sehgal is a Professor in the Department of Biology at San Francisco State University where he teaches courses in parasitology and emerging infectious diseases. His research focuses on the ecology of diseases in birds. For example, he studies how deforestation affects the prevalence and diversity of avian malaria in African rainforest birds. More recently he has begun studying how global climate change may affect the spread of avian malaria. With a Ph.D. in cell biology from UCSF, he takes advantage of current advances in molecular biology to address large questions in disease emergence. Since an early age, he was fascinated and saddened by the extinction of species, from dinosaurs to dodos. Through research and teaching he strives to make an impact in conservation biology. He is a vegan activist and an accomplished musician, playing bassoon and piano.

Professor Sehgal is also a member of our Rotary Club.

This is a regular membership meeting of the Rotary Club of San Francisco, open to all Rotarians, visiting Rotarians, prospective members, and guests.

Meeting Schedule:

12:00 Noon  Registration & Networking
12:15 PM (sharp!)  Meeting begins 
1:30 PM  Meeting adjourns


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For in-person attendees: The cost for in-person registration (including children) is $45 if you register early until 11:59 AM on Friday, November 3, 2023. When the clock strikes noon on Friday, November 3, 2023, the price will go up to $60. If you show up at the door on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 as a walk-in, you will be charged $60. Please note that once Past President Mary Liu provides the headcount to the Hotel Nikko on the Friday before our Tuesday meeting, we will be billed for that count regardless of whether you show or not. 

For attendance via Zoom: For those who wish to participate via Zoom, there is a $10 fee to attend.

Parking: If you are driving to the Hotel Nikko for this meeting, please leave your car with the Hotel Nikko valet. Pick up a validation sticker available at our check-in table. The discounted parking is $17.50 for three hours.

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