Sunday, August 27, 2017

Sea Hares, Cyborgs, Mosquitoes & More! Fall '17 Marin Science Seminar Calendar is here

Below and linked here (as a downloadable .pdf) is the Fall 2017 Marin Science Seminar schedule. Please share if you know other locals who would be interested. We have targeted extra credit forms available at all sessions for .

All sessions are free, geared towards teenage students (but open to all), and take place Wednesday evenings from 7:30 - 8:30 pm at Terra Linda High School (320 Nova Albion, San Rafael), Room 207.  Details can be found at http://www.marinscienceseminar.com/calendar.html Thank you.

SEPTEMBER

27: "Not Your Mother's Genes: How Maternal and Developmental Plasticity Shift Climate Change Responses in the Eelgrass Sea Hare" with Richelle Tanner of UC Berkeley

OCTOBER

4: "Cyborgs! The Not-so-distant Future of Human-Machine Integration" with Nuria Vendrell-Llopis of UC Berkeley's Brain-Machine Interface Systems Laboratory

11: "Name that Bloodsucker!" with Eric Engh of Marin-Sonoma Mosquito Vector

18: "When Parasites Kill: Changing Antimalarial Drug Sensitivities in Uganda" with Stephanie Rasmussen of Dominican University & UCSF

NOVEMBER

8: "Flooded by Science and Seawater: King Tides and What they Can Tell us about Sea Level Rise at China Camp State Park" with Sarah Ferner of San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve - a program of NOAA and SF State University

15: "Making Faces: Developmental Mechanisms of Craniofacial Evolution" with Richard Schneider of UCSF

Join us & learn! :-)

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About Us

Marin Science Seminar is a one-hour science lecture/presentation with a question and answer period open to all interested local teenagers, educators and community. Seminar sessions are held 12 Wednesday evenings during the school year, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in room 207 at Terra Linda High School, 320 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael. Seminar speakers are scientists, mathematicians, engineers, physicians, technologists and computer programmers. The topics presented are in a specific area of the speaker’s expertise, geared to interested high school students.