Marin Science Seminar  
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ARCHIVE: 2011 - 2012 Calendar

Marin Science Seminar sessions take place on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 - 8:30 at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael unless otherwise noted. (Spring 2012 Schedule - Download Spring Flyer)


7: Local, Free Science Event "Journey of the Universe" with Cosmologist Brian Swimme, Ph.D. at Dominican University's Angelico Hall. 7 pm Event details here.

28: "What's in Our Genes?: How our genes make us who we are" with Geneticist Jane Gitschier Ph.D, of UCSF


5: "Homeless Nemo: What Does the Future Hold for Coral Reef Communities?" with Vania Coelho Ph.D. of Dominican University

19: "Making Faces: Developmental Mechanisms of Craniofacial Evolution" with Rich Schneider, Ph.D. of UCSF

26: Local, Free Event: "The Extinction of Experience: Youth, Nature, and Sustainability in the Digital Age" with Paleontologist Scott Sampson, Ph.D. at Marin Academy's BBLC Lecture Hall. 7 pm Event details here.

NOVEMBER Physics & Environmental Engineering

(Bay Area Science Fest) Nov. 5 10 am - NanoHigh at UCSF "From Chromosomes to the Capital. How Cells Divide and How Science Impacts Society" with Professor Bruce Albert - Details here
11 am - Science Discovery Day at Infineon Raceway
- Details here

16: (New Date!) "The Large Hadron Collider: What it is and what we have Learned from it so far" with Beate Heinemann, Ph.D. of UC Berkeley

30:Nanocrystals for Energy Technologies: Getting Control" with Delia Milliron, Ph.D. of LBL/UC Berkeley


7: "3D Technology Innovation at Autodesk" with Gonzalo Martinez, Director, Strategic Research Office of the CTO at Autodesk

Spring 2012

21 (Sat.): Local Science Event Bay Area Environmental Education Resource Fair - 10 am - 4:30 pm, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael Details here

25:The Case of the Knocked-Out Neuron: Why brain neurons die and how we can save them" with Neurologist Raymond Swanson, M.D. of UCSF/VAMC SF


8: Restoring Ecosystems: Applications in Engineering and Earth Sciences" with Rachel Z. Kamman P.E. of Kamman Hydrology & Engineering, Inc.

29: Hormones and Genetics in the Skeleton" with Edward Hsiao M.D. Ph.D. of UCSF


14: "Birthing Babies: What it Takes to be a Nurse Midwife" with Sheri Matteo R.N. C.N.M. of Kaiser Permanente

28: "Human Embryonic Stem Cells: A Primer" with Susan Fisher Ph.D.. of UCSF


4: "Math in the Movies" with Tony DeRose, Pixar Animation Studios


23:Birdbots, Bugbots, and Faux Gecko: Imitating Nature at Fearing Lab, Berkeley" with Ian Krase, TLHS grad and freshman at UC Berkeley