Ernest Newbrun is Professor Emeritus at UCSF where he taught oral biology for over 30 years. He earned dental degrees (BDS, DMD), graduate degrees (MS, PhD) and received honorary doctorates (Doc Odont, DDSc). Since his retirement from the UC in 1994, he has been teaching in lifelong learning programs at USF’s Fromm Institute and Sonoma State University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on a wide range of topics in science (evolution), nutrition (sugars & sweeteners), origin of scripts, and art history (biblical art, secessionism, expressionism, self-portraiture, murals, stolen art, innovators in modern art, Dutch 17th century Baroque art). Professor Newbrun was born in Vienna, Austria, grew up in Sydney, Australia and has lived in San Francisco since 1961 and since Covid epidemic in Sebastopol, CA.