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Upcoming Events


Tickets are free but limited - online reservations are required.

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Spring 2017 Schedule

More events will be added to the schedule as they are confirmed.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Deep Ocean Exploration

Jill McDermott, Assistant Professor Earth and Environmental Sciences Department at Lehigh University

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Annual Seymour Benzer
Pathogen Evolution

Nels Elde, University of Utah

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
La Zanzara Vitruviana: Synthetic Biology and Malaria

New technologies hold great promise for sustainable control of malaria parasite transmission by mosquitoes. The science of these technologies has advanced so quickly that the public understanding of their benefits and risks lags far behind. The challenge is to develop these new disease control methods while at the same time recruiting public support for the efforts.

Anthony James, Donald Bren Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Solar hydrogen production and notably solar desalination of salt water

Shane Ardo, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Extreme Event

In conjunction with the Koshland Science Museum, this event will include a space-limmited session in which the audience will participate in a disaster exercise-game along with a scientific lecture by Jonathan P. Stewart, Professor and Chair, Geotechnical Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Engineering Seismology at University of California, Los Angeles.

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