UC Davis chemistry professor Mark Kurth will discuss drug discovery and how basic science at UCD impacts the search for new medicines to treat diseases at a Science Café presentation at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Crepeville, 330 Third St. in downtown Davis.
Jared Shaw, an assistant professor in the UCD department of chemistry, is the café host.
The Science Café is a casual event at which a scientist can interact directly with the public to share his or her passion for science and answer questions on a particular topic. It is free and open to the public.
For more information, visit sciencecafes.org.