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Startups & Pizza: TBA
May 1, 2018 at 11:30 am

Startups & Pizza: TBA

UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization is partnering with Dentons and Tiber Creek on a seminar series on what you need to know about forming a startup company.

May 1, 2018 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB / CCMI Career Development Seminar Series

Join the San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB) and Cancer Cell Map Initiative (CCMI) for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. View more dates and times »

Scientists and Society at a Crossroads: Seabed Mining in the Deep Sea.
May 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Scientists and Society at a Crossroads: Seabed Mining in the Deep Sea.

Seabed Mining discussions will address the ethical and societal challenges of exploitation in a relatively unknown realm.

May 3, 2018 at 12:00 am

Broken bones and hammerstones at the 130,000 year old Cerutti Mastodon site, San Diego, CA, USA

Oceanids Sounding Board presents Tom Deméré, Ph.D., Curator of Paleontology, San Diego Natural History Museum. Dr. Deméré will discuss the Cerutti Mastodon (CM) site, discovered and excavated along State Route 54 in San Diego over a 5-month period. View more dates and times »

May 3, 2018 at 12:10 pm

Broken bones and hammerstones at the 130,000 year old Cerutti Mastodon site, San Diego, CA, USA

Oceanids Sounding Board presents Tom Deméré, Ph.D., Curator of Paleontology, San Diego Natural History Museum. Dr. Deméré will discuss the Cerutti Mastodon (CM) site, discovered and excavated along State Route 54 in San Diego over a 5-month period. View more dates and times »

Bioinformatics Seminar Series
May 7, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Bioinformatics Seminar Series

The Bioinformatics Seminar series is a monthly talk featuring local bioinformaticians. Dr. Hannah Carter will give a talk titled “Are tumors predictable? Inherited genetic variation constrains tumor evolution.” A light lunch will be provided.

Continuity and Change in U.S. Nuclear Policy from the Cold War to Trump
May 7, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Continuity and Change in U.S. Nuclear Policy from the Cold War to Trump

Join us as Dr. Brad Roberts, director of the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, discusses how the 2018 NPR reflects both continuity and change.

Ocean Authors Event: Breakpoint
May 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Ocean Authors Event: Breakpoint

Come join the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and special authors: Jeremy Jackson and Steve Chapple. Jeremy Jackson and co-author, Steve Chapple, will talk about their new book - Breakpoint.

Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises
May 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

The Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (CMBC) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is hosting a special author event with a book signing and lecture.

May 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB / CCMI Career Development Seminar Series

Join the San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB) and Cancer Cell Map Initiative (CCMI) for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. View more dates and times »

Graphic Science: Comics Engage the Cosmos
May 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Graphic Science: Comics Engage the Cosmos

Join us for an evening of comics about the cosmos, with Jorge Cham (the creator of PHD Comics) and Daniel Whiteson, co-authors of We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe, and Clifford Johnson, physicist-author-illustrator of The Dialogues.

Plate Tectonics Contributions of the Deep Sea Drilling Project at Scripps
May 9, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Plate Tectonics Contributions of the Deep Sea Drilling Project at Scripps

Please join us in celebrating 50 years of SIO’s contributions to advancing the theory of Plate Tectonics with a public lecture led by Keir Becker, Ph.D.

Perspective Lectures: Annual Charles David Keeling Lecture
May 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Perspective Lectures: Annual Charles David Keeling Lecture

Please join us for the ninth annual Keeling Lecture, which honors distinguished Scripps Professor Charles David Keeling's life and invaluable contributions to climate science and Scripps Institution of Oceanography. RSVP recommended.

May 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB / CCMI Career Development Seminar Series

Join the San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB) and Cancer Cell Map Initiative (CCMI) for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. View more dates and times »

How Chinese Judges Think
May 15, 2018 at 5:00 pm

How Chinese Judges Think

Drawing from original fieldwork and interviews, this talk by UC San Diego Professor Kwai Ng offers a look at the decision-making process of judges in China. Do Chinese judges follow the law and the law only? What other factors influence the judges?