Marin Science Seminar sessions take place on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 – 8:30 at Terra Linda High School (320 Nova Albion) Room 207 in San Rafael. See the Contact page for directions.

Download the Fall 2018 flyer here.Subscribe to our newsletter to be informed when new events are scheduled. Dates below are tentative until filled.  An archive of previous talks 2008 – previous year can be found here: MSS Calendar Archives (opens in a new tab/window)


  • 10:  MSS internship application deadline
  • 12: “Ants: The Invisible Majority” with Brian Fisher of California Academy of Sciences
  • 26: “Mirroring Past and Future: How Cutting-edge Technologies Help us Unveil Ancient Worlds” with Cinzia Perlingieri


  • 3: “The Pharmacy of Genes: Drug Development for Genetic Diseases” with Natalie Ciaccio of Biomarin
  • 10: “Engineering Solutions to Ecological Collapse: The Case of International Wetland in Mar Menor, Spain” with Douglas Charlton


  • 7:  “Videogame Development and the Early Days of LucasArts” with David Fox of Electric Eggplant
  • 14: “Redwoods, Roots, and Fungi: Exploring Plant Physiology and Ecology” with Claire Willing of UC Berkeley


Apply for a Spring MSS Internship here.

  • 31: Online Spring 2019 Marin Science Seminar Internship applications due

Spring 2019


  • 9: “TBA” with Heather Gray of Lawrence Berkeley Labs
  • 16: “TBA” with Barry Giles, CEO of BREEAM USA
  • 23: “TBA” with TBA of TBA


  • 6: “TBA” with TBA of TBA
  • 13: “TBA” with TBA of TBA
  • 27: “TBA” with TBA of TBA


  • 13: “TBA” with TBA of TBA
  • 20: “TBA” with TBA of TBA


  • 3: “TBA” with TBA of TBA
  • 24: “TBA” with TBA of TBA

Free Local Science Events for Young People & Community:

TBA: (Sat.) Yuri’s Night (Astronomy & Space Exploration Event) Noon – 4 pm at The Space Station Museum in Novato (Pacheco Plaza in Ignacio)

TBA: (Sun.) Discovery Day at Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies1 – 5 pm – 3150 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, Details here