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Inside Innovation: Ethan Bier and Valentino Gantz
Oct 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Inside Innovation: Ethan Bier and Valentino Gantz

Mutagenic Chain Reaction / Gene Drive / Editing Inside Innovation is a presentation series featuring the latest innovative technologies developed by UC San Diego researchers.

How Peaceful Might East Asia’s Civil Nuclear Programs Be?
Oct 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm

How Peaceful Might East Asia’s Civil Nuclear Programs Be?

With recent North Korean nuclear saber rattling and the military rise of China, talk has turned to whether or not South Korea and Japan should go nuclear. Come join us to find out at a presentation by Henry Sokolski.

Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series
Oct 18, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series

The UC San Diego Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series meets once monthly for faculty, staff, and students to discuss selected ethics topics. This months topic is Euthanasia.

The Trump Administration and North Korea
Oct 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The Trump Administration and North Korea

North Korea continues to represent the most significant foreign policy challenge of the Trump administration. In this panel, we hear a perspective from the Moon Jae-in administration with commentary by GPS faculty.

Faculty Grand Rounds: Public Health and the Built Environment by International Speaker Rodrigo Reis
Oct 20, 2017 at 1:15 pm

Faculty Grand Rounds: Public Health and the Built Environment by International Speaker Rodrigo Reis

Rodrigo Reis is a Professor at the Washington University Brown School of Public Health and an Investigator at the Prevention Research Center. His research and teaching focuses on built and community environments and public health.

The Murray and Adylin Rosenblatt Endowed Lectures in Applied Mathematics
Oct 20, 2017 at 3:00 pm

The Murray and Adylin Rosenblatt Endowed Lectures in Applied Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at UC San Diego is pleased to feature lecturers Professor Tamar Schlick of New York University and Professor David Donoho of Stanford University. * RECEPTION TO FOLLOW LECTURES

Xi Takes Charge: China’s Political Landscape after the 19th Party Congress
Oct 23, 2017 at 9:30 am

Xi Takes Charge: China’s Political Landscape after the 19th Party Congress

To help us understand what has transpired under Xi’s rule in the past five years and how the 19th Party Congress could reshape China’s political landscape, we have assembled a team of UC San Diego’s leading experts in Washington, D.C.

Community Forum: International Perspectives on Urban Planning for Public Health by Rodrigo Reis
Oct 23, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Community Forum: International Perspectives on Urban Planning for Public Health by Rodrigo Reis

Rodrigo Reis is a Professor at the Washington University Brown School of Public Health and an Investigator at the Prevention Research Center. His research and teaching focuses on built and community environments and public health.

Dirt is Good: Book Talk and Signing
Oct 24, 2017 at 7:26 am

Dirt is Good: Book Talk and Signing

Rob Knight, PhD takes a fresh look at the microbiome—the combined activity of all the tiny organisms inside our bodies and the surrounding environment—commonly known as germs.

Tough Cases
Oct 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Tough Cases

When the Patient ‘Fires” the Attending

Oct 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Scripps Science Policy Discussion Group: Making Climate Science More Relevant

Discussion Lead: Dr. Charles Kennel https://scripps.ucsd.edu/profiles/ckennel

Asian Security Challenges: The View from Washington
Oct 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Asian Security Challenges: The View from Washington

Mara Karlin discusses how the U.S. has fundamentally different views of Asian security from China, and these views are growing farther apart as China modernizes its military and undermines decades of regional stability.

Oct 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Medicare and Medigap

Free Seminar Presented By David Weil Program Manager Elder Law and Advocacy Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) Learn About - Affordable Care Act and benefits changes - Basics of Medicare - Open enrollment periods - Supplemental insurance options - How to maximize plan benefits

Oct 27, 2017 at 4:00 pm

How to Beat Science and Influence People

Invited speaker Professor Cailin O’Connor on “How to Beat Science and Influence People.”

The Science of Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse
Oct 30, 2017 at 12:30 pm

The Science of Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

A talk by Cognitive Science Professor, Dr. Bradley Voytek. Prof. Voytek shows how zombism can be understood via modern neuroscience. Free lunch provided to the first 60 guests!