Science Seminar Series


Past Seminars
Past Seminars
Biotech Program
Biotechnology Program
Science Department
Science Department
Science Club
Science Club

These events are free and open to the public

Our Changing Seas: Voyage to an Earth that No One Has Seen Before
Howard Spero, PhD
Director, Stable Isotope Laboratory
Geology Department Chair, University of California Davis

May 9, 2013

Big Neuroscience: Exploring Mammalian NeoCortex in a High-Throughput Manner
Christof Koch, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, Allen Institute for Brain Science
Professor of Engineering, California Institute of Technology

May 2, 2013

Vitamin and Mineral Inadequacy Accelerates Aging-Associated Diseases
Bruce Ames, PhD
Senior Scientist, Nutrition and Metabolism CHORI
Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley

April 24, 2013

The Origins of Vertebrate Flight
Kevin Padian, PhD
Professor of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley

April 17, 2013

Dr. Voytek

Einstein's Biggest Blunder?
The Case for Antigravity

Alex Filippenko, PhD
Professor of Astronomy and Physical Sciences
University of California, Berkeley

April 11, 2013

Biologic Joint Replacement

Kevin Stone, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon at the Stone Research Foundation

April 4, 2013

David Schaffer

Engineering Adult Neural Stem Cells

David Schaffer, PhD
Director of the Berkeley Stem Cell Center

March 14, 2013

Dr. Voytek Frontal Lobe Functions
Bradley Voytek, PhD
UCSF Department of Neurology

Discover the unexpected roles of the frontal lobe, from oscillations to society.

November 15, 2012

Dr. Doherty The Boundaries of Science
Paul Doherty, PhD
Senior Staff Scientist at The Exploratorium

Explore the boundaries set by the physical laws of the universe which information cannot cross, including the edge of the visible universe, the speed of light and the event horizon of a black hole.

October 18, 2012

Dr. Presti What Does Neuroscience Have To Say About The Mystery Of Consciousness?

David Presti, PhD
Senior Lecturer of Neurobiology

University of California, Berkeley

May 17, 2012

Dr. Mendez

2012: The Science Of the Maya Apocalypse

Bryan Mendez, PhD
Space Sciences Laboratory
University of California, Berkeley

May 10, 2012

Dr. Fisher Embryonic Stem Cells: Everything You Want To Know But Are Afraid To Ask

Susan Fisher, PhD
Director of the UCSF Human Embryonic Stem Cell Program

April 26, 2012

Dr. Griswold The Secret Life of Spiders

Charles Griswold, PhD
Curator and Schlinger Chair of Arachnology
California Academy of Sciences

April 12, 2012

Dr. Lubin

Stem Cells: Their Promise And Potential

Bertram Lubin, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland

March 15, 2012

Dr. Muller Energy and Climate: Surprising Things You Need To Know

Richard A. Muller, PhD
Professor of Physics at University of California, Berkeley
Faculty Senior Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

March 1, 2012



Sponsored by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
The Peralta Colleges: Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College
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